Education

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Education Kits

Keep Norfolk Beautiful's Education Kits offer environmental education that can be done at the students pace. The kits provide hands on learning and activities to build awareness and understanding of human impact on the environment. Education Kits can be picked up by appointment or delivered. For more information, contact us at knb@norfolk.gov.

2nd - 4th Grade Green Learning Book and Activity Guide

5th-7th Grade Green Learning Book and Activity Guide

PreK-1st Grade Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Activity Kit

  • Help your youngest students learn more about the 3R's through coloring pages and fun skill building activities. This activity is designed around kindergarten and 1st grade SOL's: Reading K.4, K.7, Writing K.10, Reading 1.4, 1.7, Writing 1.11.
  • Request the PreK-1st Grade 3R's Activity Kit.

Education Kit Survey

  • Help us learn more about how we can improve our education materials and experiences.

Virtual and Small Group Learning

Keep Norfolk Beautiful has two programs for virtual or in person lessons. Virtual lessons are designed for students doing hybrid or in class learning. In person presentations are for learning pods, homeschool groups, or where no more than 10 students will be present. Multiple presentations can be scheduled to accommodate larger groups. See below for more information or email knb@norfolk.gov for more information.

Enviroscape Landfill and Recycling Demonstration, 4th Grade and UpPicture of Enviroscape Landfill and Recycling Model

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, PreK-1st Grade

  • During this lesson, students will be read Let's Recycle and Let's Reduce Waste to learn what items can be recycled and what they can do to help our environment. The reading is followed by a show-and-tell type of activity where they will be asked to identify if an item is trash or recyclable. Reading and activity takes about 30 minutes. 
  • Request a virtual or small group, in person demonstration.