30-Minute Sustainable Science Projects
Try Out Even More Sustainable Science with these Science Projects!
Did you enjoy making the projects in the 30-Minute Sustainable Science Projects book? Are you looking for more things to make and do with recycled materials? No problem! Give these science projects a try:
Build a marble roller coaster out of used paper. How big a loop-the-loop can you make?
Turn an empty tissue box into a rubber band guitar. How many notes can your guitar play?
Reuse tissue paper to make a toy parachute. Does cutting a hole in the chute change the landing?
Create a raft out of leftover styrofoam. Can you power your raft using dish detergent?
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Love Being Green—Find Out About Scientists and Engineers Who Help Us be Sustainable
Reducing waste, recycling, and reusing objects are three ways we can all be green. Like individuals, many companies are also working to be greener. Did you know that some peoples' jobs are all about helping companies and citizens act sustainably? Check out these examples:
Environmental compliance inspectors protect the planet and people by making sure environmental laws are followed.
Materials scientists design and create new materials that can be sustainably created and more easily recycled.
Sustainability specialists work to help companies reduce their carbon footprint and create as little waste as possible.
Energy engineers figure out how citizens and companies can do their tasks while using energy more efficiently.
Explore even more jobs on our Science and Engineering Careers pages.
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