Turn Your Trash Into Treasure! Design Technology PBL {EDITABLE!}

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16 Ratings
Miss Carlee
Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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This is a terrific resource to include a sustainability element into a STEM project. My students absolutely loved repurposing things for new reasons. Thank you!
Great resource to get student engaged in the design technologies curriculum. My student loved these activities.


Design and Technologies - Project Based Learning

This fun project is based on the following 'job description' or scenario:

"You have just been selected by the local government to design and create a marketable product from recyclable materials. The local recycling plant is overflowing with items that should be reused and they need your help to create a successful product that the community would be interested in buying. This is a very important role, and one that could make you rich overnight! Your final product should demonstrate true innovation and entrepreneurship."

The local government is counting on YOU!

This popular resource includes:

- A FREE video introducing this project. Accessible here: Miss Carlee

- A poster for the 'Success Criteria' and 'Learning Intentions'

- An EDITABLE PowerPoint presentation with 19 slides and website links

- A three page 'Design Portfolio' for students to complete

- A rubric/marking key

This project also covers the following "Values of Schooling":

"Environmental responsibility - the commitment to developing an appreciative awareness of the interdependence of all elements of the environment, including humans and human systems, encouraging a respect and concern for Australia’s natural and cultural heritage and for forms of resource use that are regenerative and sustainable." - School Curriculum and Standards Authority (Western Australia)

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