Recycling and Upcycling: Science, Technology, Engineering

Recycling and Upcycling: Science, Technology, Engineering

by Steven Otfinoski


View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Friday, August 23


Learn how recycling has grown in popularity over time and find out what kinds of careers are involved in this rapidly growing industry.

Calling All Innovators series introduces students to careers in science and technology. The complex text allows readers (Grades 5-8) to determine the main idea and explain how it is supported by key details.

From leftover food to packaging materials to outdated or broken technology, humans produce an enormous amount of waste. Readers will find out how some of today's top innovators are working to find new recycling methods and cut down on the amount of trash the ends up in landfills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531232200
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Series: Calling All Innovators: A Career for You Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Cycles Through Time 7

Chapter 2 A World of Recycling 19

Chapter 3 On the Job 31

An interview with Environmental Analyst Sherill Baldwin 36

Chapter 4 From Curbside to Store Shelf 45

Career Stats 60

Resources 61

Glossary 62

Index 63

About The Author 64

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews