Review: Trash Conflicts: An Integrated Science and Social Studies Curriculum on the Ethics of Disposal, encourages student research in class, home and community. This comprehensive guide provides background information, support for encouraging family involvement, and 27 activities that span a complex series of interrelated issues including trash production, landfills, composting, hazardous waste, recycling, and social justice issues and hazardous waste. Promotes critical thinking, decision making, responsibility and empowerment. Grades 6-8.
Other Information: Trash Conflicts ($25.20) is available from Educators for Social Responsibility, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138. Call 800-370-2515. Online at www.esrnational.org.