TLF ID M025351
This lesson plan engages students in finding ways to reduce plastic waste in food packaging. Students investigate problems created by plastic waste then observe ways these issues are being addressed. They design new packaging for food items that currently produce excessive waste then test their designs objectively. The resource includes links to websites and videos, as well as downloadable versions of a lesson plan and assessment rubric. The lesson plan also features suggestions for engaging girls in waste reduction and showcases female role models.