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Papermaking on WGN Morning News
We demonstrated papermaking on WGN Morning News - Click for Video Clip
We demonstrated papermaking on WGN Morning News -
The Recycled Papermaking program is an exciting way for students to learn about how recycled content paper is made. The students mimic the process of industrial recycled papermaking but using their own energy! Students will learn vocabulary such as, hydro-pulping and slurry.Once the recycled paper is made, students can take their piece home to color and decorate as they please.

Recycled Papermaking can be a program on its own, or be paired with the 3R's program. Papermaking can be tailored to all ages and grade levels. The Recycled Papermaking program is about 20 minutes long and is suiteable for groups smaller than 30 students.The program can also be a teacher modeling activity. The teacher observes while we give the first program. The teachers are then able to borrow the SCARCE papermaking supplies to make recycled paper again with their class.


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Papermaking Video - WGN

Everyone Is Energized
"SCARCE speakers have come out to do assemblies at our school for a couple of years. Both times it's been informative and eye-openning. The students and teachers both walk away exclaiming about how much they have learned. Adults and kids a like are always energized about what new things they can do to help the environment."