Education Outreach Program

Free presentations that come to you!

ABOUT OUR PROGRAM

We are proud to provide FREE green education to thousands of residents each year. Think of us as a field trip that comes to you! Our education team has created and adapted a variety of sustainability minded presentations that cover everything from basic recycling to water conservation. We will go beyond the traditional classroom and visit your scout troop, senior living facility, or even your workplace!



SCHEDULE A PRESENTATION WITH US TODAY!

First time requesting a presentation? Follow these easy steps to book today!

1. Browse through the various series – All our presentations can be booked as a series or individually.

2. Choose a topic and look at the presentation(s) details and requirements.

3. Make sure the presentation description(s) fits what you’re seeking.

4. Use the ‘Ready to Book’ form to send us your request!



Recycling Expert Series (2)

The Three R's

Interactive discussion and prop-based presentation that educates on the differences between and importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling. Lots of opportunity to share what ideas and examples from daily life. Each student will also get specific city-based recycling information.

Requirements: Table for props
Ages: 2nd grade to adults
Time: 45-60 mins; assembly or classroom

Virtual MRF Tour

Where do my recyclables go? This fun, multimedia presentation gives students an inside look the processes that happen inside a Materials Recovery Facility. Included are illustrations, props, animations, and real videos!

Requirements: Table for props; Ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom.
Ages: All ages
Time: 45-60 mins; assembly or classroom

Recycling Boot Camp (alt)

SHORT ON TIME? SUBSTITUTE RECYCLING BOOT CAMP!

New to recycling? Need a quick refresher on what to recycle? Let KPB come out with props, examples, and resources to get you going green.

Requirements: Table for props;
Ages: All ages
Time: 20-30 mins; assembly or classroom

Littlest Recycler Series (2)

Recycling with Recyclesaurus

Your class can receive a visit from Recyclesaurus, the recycling dinosaur! In this presentation we discuss what goes into your recycling bin, learn about litter, model good behavior, and celebrate success.

Requirements: Small table and a private, nearby, adult-sized area to change – a closet, bathroom, or empty classroom works fine.
Ages: pre-K, K, 1st grade
Time: 20-30 mins; assembly or classroom

Reimagine Phoenix with Recyclesaurus

Story-time with engaging storybook with Recyclesaurus. Learn about the Five R’s, follow Recyclesaurus and his friends as they discover Phoenix, and learn how we can all better our environment.

Requirements: Private, nearby, adult-sized area to change – a closet, bathroom, or empty classroom works fine; Ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom;
Ages: Pre-K, K, 1st grade
Time: 20-30 mins, assembly or classroom

Conserving AZ's Water Series (3)

What You Think You Know (I)

An interactive PowerPoint based presentation including a group activity and demonstration about the distribution of water on Earth. By the end of this presentation students should know just how much of Earth’s water is available for our use.

Requirements: Small table and ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom.
Ages: All ages
Time: 60 mins, assembly or classroom

Where Does It Come From? (II)

In this fun and very visual presentation you will learn about the Salt River Watershed. Students will create their own watersheds and together we map the Salt River Watershed. By the end of this presentation students will know more about where their water in Arizona comes from.

Requirements: Access to a sink; Small table; ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom.
Ages: 4th grade and up
Time: 60 mins, classroom only

How Much Do You Have? (III)

This presentation allows students to get active while diving into important facts about water scarcity and how it affects places differently.

Requirements: Access to a sink; Small table; may need to rearrange the room for the activity.
Ages: 2nd grade and up
Time: 45-60 mins, assembly or classroom

Green Outside Series (2)

From Landfills to Composting

Choose one: Landfills to Composting -or- Backyard Composting
Then, Backyard Gardening for this series.

Interactive discussion and presentation that explains where “away” is and how you can recycle food waste at home.

Requirements: Table for props; Ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom.
Ages: 4th grade & up
Time: 40-60 mins; assembly or classroom

Backyard Composting

Choose one: Landfills to Composting -or- Backyard Composting
Then, Backyard Gardening for this series.

This informative presentation gives the basics on how to compost in the low desert. Using Master Gardener resources, examples of materials, ways to troubleshoot and types of composters are discussed. Further resources are given to bring the knowledge home.

Requirements: Table for props; Ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom.
Ages: 4th grade & up
Time: 40-60 mins; assembly or classroom

Backyard Gardening

Choose one: Landfills to Composting -or- Backyard Composting
Then, Backyard Gardening for this series.

This informative presentation will help you discover when to plant and how to plant with specific information tailored to our low desert environment. Using Master Gardener resources, gardening is simplified for everyone!

Requirements: Table for props; Ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom.
Ages: 6th grade & up
Time: 40-60 mins; assembly or classroom

Urban Sustainability Series (4)

Only Rain Down the Storm Drain

Did you know that the water that goes down the storm drain on your street flows right into your local park or wash? Learn all about keeping our storm drains clean with this fun presentation!

Requirements: Table for props; Access to a sink/water; Ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom.
Ages: All ages
Time: 45-60 mins; assembly or classroom

Litter in your Community

This interactive presentation summarizes the surprising information on litter in America and Maricopa County.

Requirements: Table for props; Ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom.
Ages: 7th grade & up
Time: 45-60 mins; assembly or classroom

Plastic Discovery

Interactive discussion and exploration of what plastic is, where comes from, and an experiment to describe the differences between the common types.

Requirements: Medium table, access to water, and participants arranged into groups of 3 to 4
Ages: 3rd grade & up
Time: 60 mins; better suited to the classroom

Sustainability & You

What does sustainability mean? How can we think of ourselves and our choices in a global context? How do people, planet, and profits work together?

Requirements: Table for props; Access to the internet; Ability to project: we can bring a laptop, USB drive and projector, but prefer to use what may already be set up in the classroom.
Ages: 5th grade & up
Time: 45-60 mins; better suited to the classroom

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