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  • SubGenre:School & Education
  • Age Range (years):6 - 10
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Scrap University Kids Recycling Series
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:36
  • Hardcover ISBN:9798986257655

A Recycling Adventure to the Scrapyard!

by Shaziya M. Jaffer , Brad W. Rudover, Jessica Alexanderson and Scrap University Kids View publisher's profile page

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After recycling 1 Million Cans, Ellie and her friends discover a problem in their neighborhood. Metal is being thrown in the garbage. They decide they want to help solve this problem by collecting metal and teaching their community about the magic of recycling because metal recycles forever! Mr. Ferrous Magglio and Gallium the Unicorn are back to help share in the adventure to the Scrapyard!

In this new adventure, Ellie and her friends have already accomplished the incredible feat of recycling 1 million cans. But their quest for a cleaner environment doesn't end there! Now, they have set their sights on tackling the problem of other metal items being needlessly thrown in the trash. Determined to make a difference, they embark on a journey to collect everyone's wires, Christmas lights, pots and pans, unicorn shoes and other metal items. They then take these treasures to their local scrapyard, turning them into valuable resources through recycling as metal can be recycled forever! They also learn about the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals. With the help of Mr. Ferrous Magglio and Gallium the Unicorn, they set off on an unforgettable journey to the scrapyard. Get ready for a thrilling and educational experience! We believe that your kids will not only enjoy this book but also discover that they can earn some extra cash for their piggy bank by participating in neighborhood clean-up efforts. It's a fun and rewarding way to make a positive impact!
About the author

Scrap University KidsΒ is a passionate team of three individuals who share a common goal of making the planet a better place for future generations. Shaziya 🍎🏫, an elementary school teacher with 15 years of experience, knows how important it is to teach kids at a young age about sustainability and environmental responsibility. Brad πŸ§²β™»οΈ, with over 40 years of experience in the metal recycling industry, is an expert in the field and knows the value of recycling metal. Jessica πŸ€ΏπŸ™, a scuba diver in Seattle, WA, is an advocate for ocean conservation and brings awareness of the impact of waste on our oceans and planet.

Together, they are Scrap U Kids, an educational initiative focused on eliminating metal waste from landfills within 30 years. They teach kids that all metals have value and that recycling them can even earn them some cash. ♻️πŸ₯«πŸ”ŒπŸ§²=πŸ’°So don't throw away those old wires, USB chargers, holiday lights, tin foil, or cans - bring them to your local scrap yard instead! They believe in making metal recycling fun and easy for kids while also raising awareness of the importance of sustainability. Their mission is to inspire the next generation to care for the environment and make a positive impact on the planet.

Visit kids.scrapuniversity.com for free coloring pages, recycling tips, and worksheets to help get kids involved. πŸŽ¨πŸ§‘β€πŸŽ¨β™»οΈπŸ¦„ Together we can save our planet 1 can at a time!Β 

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About time someone wrote about recycling for children! This book understands how recycling works from an economic and environmental aspect. It's a win for children and adults alike as it helps explain and explore the metal recycling world. Recycled materials are our future and children should be aware of the career opportunities available to them in a more sustainable and carbon friendly environment. Read more
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