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A Music Video About the Math of Trash

What's New in News & Civics! | January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Music Video About the Math of Trash

How much trash do you throw away on a daily basis? America counts as five percent of the world’s population, yet it produces around 25 percent of the world’s trash. The average American, according to a Columbia University survey, creates more than seven pounds of trash a day. Through an animated music video produced by Explainer Music, KQED’s The Lowdown explores the statistics behind waste in America.

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Do Now #2: Plastic Pollutants

6 -12 Science | September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do Now #2: Plastic Pollutants

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDedspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Answer one of the following questions: How much plastic do you use on a daily basis? […]

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