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  • The Theme Of Consumerism In The Movie 'Wall-E'

    in an elementary classroom. Not only can students use it to develop class discussions about sustainability, technology, and taking care of their planet so it does not end up like the one in the movie. but it can introduce a hands-on STEM project for students to do. After watching the movie, the teacher can prompt the students, in groups, to create their own version of Wall-E. By allowing students to work in heterogenous groups, the teacher is assigning each student a role of responsibility that best reflects their multiple intelligence. For example, if a student in the group is an artistic one, they can have the responsibility of drawing the design of the robot. Since Wall-E stands for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth Class, students can design their own version of this robot to pick up waste and litter around their school, or to even help out their parents or guardians around the house. As a group, students will come to a consensus as to what their robot will look like. Then, students will decide what everyday materials they can use to represent Wall-E’s resourceful use of recycling. According to Scholastic, STEM Education is beneficial for students because it creates a more meaningful and digital-age education, that represents the society that we live in today (Scholastic). All in all, Pixar’s “Wall-E,” is a beneficial movie that should be used in an elementary science classroom. This movie discusses the three scientific principles of pollution, technological…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Landfill

    The biggest landfill has 1,500 trucks delivering 12,000 tons of garbage a day. This landfill is in the suburbs of Los Angeles. The amount of waste that this landfill is currently holding is around 3.7 million tons. That amount of trash covers 700 acres and towers almost 500 feet tall ("Puente Hills..."). Smaller landfills are also becoming overused. Smaller towns do not have as much of land to work with like Los Angeles, so trash collectors are having to drive this trash to the next open…

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  • Jardim Gramacho Essay

    once beautiful, Guanabara Bay, Brazil. Only 35km from the world-famous Copacabana beach. Since the unofficial opening in the late 1970’s the landfill continued to grow and at one of the dumps largest state, it spread over 321 acres of land, also the equivalent of 244 American football fields. Jardim Gramacho is home to seagulls, vultures and homes to people. This people are called the catadores. People who spend their days scouring through the landfill, days ranging from 4am-10pm. History…

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  • The Sustainability Of The Environment

    We can clearly see the importance of water just by looking on the situation California is in today. Over half of the United States depends on groundwater for drinking water. So, by polluting the water it will make more and more people sick. There is so many cause of pollution when it comes to groundwater. A couple of many ways we impact the ecosystem by polluting the water is oil pollution and industrial waste. First, oil spills makes up about twelve percent of the oil pollutions. They are so…

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  • Recycling Argument Essay

    One of the world’s main concerns today is conserving the environment, and pollution is one of the main culprits for its continual destruction. Pollution only seems to be getting worse though as more and more toxins and wastes fill the earth and sky; damaging the environment that all humans and animals call home. People say the main culprit for pollution is industrial waste, and they are not wrong. But what they probably do not know is that half of the time, pollution is produced by the…

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  • Environmental Issues In The Uk

    There is a long history of contaminated land in England, Its past industrial revolution which took place long before modern systems of environmental controls on process emissions and waste disposal were in place, has led to the current state of land contamination. This essay will discuss the provision of the current contaminated land regime, its interaction with other environmental cleanup groups in the UK, and its complications. It will further look at it in reference to the UK 's planning…

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  • Oloo Sponge Research Paper

    Introduction: It is estimated that around 706 million gallons(2.6 Billion liters) of oil is polluted into the ocean each year(4). Majority of the oil pollution oil comes from ashore from waste disposal, land drainage and improper disposal of used motor oil(4). In recent times it has been discovered that a possible solution for oil pollution is the “Oleo Sponge”(as seen in figure 1(11)), an oleophilic and hydrophobic sponge that collects oil and rejects water housing up to ninety times its own…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Reusing Things

    Over 1.2 trillion gallons of untreated sewage and industrial waste are dumped into US water each year. Because of this, about 40% lakes are too contaminated for aquatic life, fishing or even for swimming in America. It’s disappointing how every eight seconds a child dies from drinking contaminated water. Also, it hurts how thousands of marine creatures die by swallowing plastic bags thinking they are jellyfishes. Terry Swearingen once said, “We are living on the planet as if we have another one…

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  • Environmental Action Research Paper

    I was going to change the world. That was the goal I set out upon when starting out my action project. I knew that it was supposed to be a small project, but I thought I could change Missoula in just fifteen hours. After numerous attempts to get in contact with organizations that could have a broad, long term impact on the community, I decided to simply pick up trash from a local park. This job wasn 't glamorous or exciting and it wasn 't going to change the way people looked at recycling and…

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  • Plastic Bags And The Negative Environmental Effects Of Cordova

    The article is about the use of plastic bags and the negative environmental effects that it had in Cordova. It articulates the measures taken to reduce the use of plastic bags. As more plastic bags are used an uneconomic use of the resources is taking place thus market failure occurs. Market failure is a situation whereby the allocation of resources by the free market is inefficient. It can be exhibited in the form of, the existence of externalities both positive and negative. An externality…

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