Trash tag is an important activity for students and young environmentalists to engage in daily. It is important to keep the environment clean and free from solid waste and pollution. Educators should note that this exercise requires hand gloves and other safety gear to prevent injury and skin infection and garbage bags to collect trash. This is recommended for teaching.
English Language Arts
Reading: Informational Text (K-12)
6.RI.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
8.ESS3.4 Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth’s systems.
Social Science Analysis (K-12)
6.27 Assess individual and collective capacities to take action to address local and regional issues, taking into account a range of possible levers of power, strategies, and potential outcomes.