EarthSmart Series

The Environmental Center


Grade:  4th-5th grade
Length:  6-8 one-hour lessons, plus half-day field trip
Location:  Your school, plus field trip to Knott Landfill
Audience:  Deschutes and Jefferson County schools
Cost:  Free
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The Environmental Center provides interactive lessons that focus on waste reduction, resource conservation, and sustainability in a free class-room science series that ends with a trip to Knott Landfill. This series is designed for fourth and fifth grade students.


EarthSmart includes:
Six-eight classroom lessons (55 minutes each)
A free half-day field trip to the landfill (Deschutes County only)


View a brief description of the series here.


To learn more and schedule a program, visit