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ENVIRONMENT WEBQUEST Recycling http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/facts.html 1) How many tonnes of waste were produced in 2003-2004 by British households ? _____________________________________________________________________ 2) How many were recycled ? _______________________________________________ 3) Fill in this chart A recycled… tin glass bottle plastic bottle

Would save enough energy to power…

4) Which percentage of a vehicle can be recycled ? ______________________________ 5) How many glass bottles are used in the UK each year ? ________________________ 6) Which percent of glass is recycable ? _______________________________________ 7) How many tonnes of paper and cardboard are used each year in the UK ? _____________________________________________________________________ 8) How many kilos of paper does a person use in the UK ? ________________________ 9) How many trees does it take to 1 ton of newspaper ? ___________________________ 10) How many plastic bottles are used per day ? _________________________________ 11) How long can plastic take to decompose ? ___________________________________ http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/rrr.html 12) What are the 3 R’s ? ____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________


13) What’s in a British house’s bin ? Content Organic Paper Construction Plastics Metal Other Glass

%

http://www.recyclenow.com/why_recycling_matters/recycling_symbols.html 14) What do these recycling symbols mean ?

The Earth Hour http://assets.wwf.org.uk/downloads/earth_hour_toolkit_1.pdf 15) When will the WWF’s earth hour take place ? ________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 16) What does it consist in ? _________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 17) How many people participated in 2008 ? ____________________________________


18) Where can we sign up for the WWF’s earth hour ? ____________________________ _____________________________________________________________________

Renewable energies http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/justforkids/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=472538 19) What do we call a renewable energy ? ______________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 20) How do we call a renewable energy obtained from : - the sun ? _________________________________________ - the wind ? _________________________________________ - the water ? _________________________________________ - springs ? _________________________________________ - waste, animal manure… ? _________________________________________ http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/justforkids/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=472545 21) What is a non renewable energy ? _________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 22) What non renewable energies do you know ? _________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________

Let’s play http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/science/energy/whatisenergy.as p http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/science/energy/wow.asp http://www.recyclezone.org.uk/fz_challenge.aspx

environment webquest  

12) What are the 3 R’s ? ____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________...

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