Science and Engineering Practices
-6 clean jars
- Trash: Apple core, piece of plastic, leaves from outside, a piece of bread, aluminum foil, and a piece of paper.
-Soil from outside for jars
- Science journals for each student
Students will practice asking scientific questions and gain experience designing an experiment to answer a question. Students will learn about compost and how trash is composed of two different waste: organic and inorganic.
What is a decomposer? What is the difference between organic and inorganic waste?