Borrowed materials need to be picked up and returned to Metro at 600 NE Grand Avenue by the borrower. The loan period is two weeks.
Resources for Composting
Worms Eat Our Garbage, Wormania!
Classroom activities book and DVD. Explore 150 worm-related classroom or home activities that integrate science, mathematics, language arts, biology, solid waste issues, ecology and environmental knowledge. Wormania! features close-up scenes of live earthworms at work in their natural habitat. 1995, DVD.
Worm Bin Creatures Alive Through a Microscope
This video takes a closer look at organisms often seen in a worm bin. Narration includes fun facts about the organisms. DVD.
The Worm Cafe – Mid-scale Vermicomposting of Lunchroom Wastes
The manual describes how to set up, maintain and manage a mid-scale worm composting program at a school.
Waste prevention and recycling curriculum
Designed to be used by after-school groups or summer camps, the following kits include lesson plans and materials to teach youth more about waste prevention and recycling:
Bugged by Pesticides, grades 4-5: Youth play a game to learn more how pesticides affect animals in a food chain and safer alternatives to use at home.
Earth Choices, grades 4-5: Youth play a game to learn simple ways to reduce their impact on the planet.
Resource Connections, grades 1-3: Children connect natural resources to common objects and discover why it's important to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Squirmy Wormy Composters, grades K-5: A hands-on look at life in a worm bin engages observation skills and generates excitement for composting at home.
Includes blender, tubs and screens.
Scholastic learning kit for grades K-2.