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Going Coo Coo Answer Key

Going Coo Cooanimated chicken (Answer Key)

1.

 C

2.

 A & D

 3.

A, B, D, E

4.

air filters for buildings and cars, cloth, paper plant pots, dyed paper, insulation, auto dashboards and door panels, diapers

5.

 C & E

6.

 A

7.

Use this question to introduce a unit on making environmentally aware decisions. Discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) 4 R's--

  • Reduce the amount of trash discarded.
  • Reuse containers and products.
  • Recycle, use recycled materials, and compost.
  • Respond to the solid-waste dilemma by reconsidering waste-producing activities and by expressing preferences for less waste.

 Here are two EPA web site resources you will find helpful:

http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/reduce/catbook/index.htm

http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/recycle/index.htm

You may also wish to discuss food recovery and gleaning-programs that collect excess wholesome food for delivery to hungry people. See

http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/MENU/gleaning/RECOVER.HTM

Learning More...

Other potentially valuable byproducts include:

  • manures from livestock
  • coal ash from power plants
  • bark and sludge from the paper industry
  • waste from the textile industry
  • bark and sawdust from the wood industry
  • rock dust from stone-crushing operations
  • municipal garbage
  • grass clippings and leaves
  • crab shells
  • wallboard and wood scraps from construction sites
  • concrete manufacturing residues

 Click Here: Going Coo Coo Answers.pdf

Last Modified: 2/14/2011
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