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Episode 903: Trash Creep

Perfectamundo isn’t so perfect anymore – the trash is out of control! A giant garbage heap threatens to break through the cybersite’s dome, and the CyberSquad must become garbologists to reduce the rubbish.

For Real segment: Harry devises a game called “Trash Dash” to show his campers the importance of sorting trash items that are recyclable, reusable, and compostable.

Learning Goals
1) To cut trash to a small fraction practice the three R’s – first Reduce, then Reuse, and finally Recycle. 2) Sometimes it’s not how much you need to know, but what fraction of a total it represents.

Topics: Trash; Fractions



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