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The Daily Guide - Waynesville, MO
  • Freedom students turn trash into fashion

  • Students at Freedom Elementary honored Earth Day through hands-on activities and community service.
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  • Students at Freedom Elementary honored Earth Day through hands-on activities and community service.
    Students applied classroom conservation lessons by collecting and disposing litter from the school grounds (bottom photo) and participated in a fashion show (below) with creative outfits made of recycled materials. Missouri S&T’s EcoMiners Club also visited Freedom students to discuss the importance of recycling.
    Freedom Elementary educators expanded lessons beyond the classroom by providing valuable learning experiences that put knowledge into practice. Through community service, students worked in teams to collect campus litter providing students a way to experience the immediate impact of their efforts.
    The fashion show provided students a unique learning experience through creative uses of recycled and discarded materials. The EcoMiners Club, a Missouri S&T student organization that promotes conservation education, also provided students a new perspective on recycling with hands-on activities.
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