School Resources

If you signed your school up to participate in the Challenge, please download and share this letter with your colleagues so that they too can access the resources for their classes. Don't forget to include the staff login and password (located on your school's administration page). 

Is there something you’d like to see added to this page? Contact us and let us know what you have in mind!

New Mini Units for Elementary Grades!

Grade 1 Science - Energy in Our Lives

Grade 3 Science - Forces Causing Movement

Grade 5 Science - Conservation of Energy and Resources

Grade 6 Science - Electricity and Electrical Devices

Month-to-Month Action Plan

Use this Month-to-Month Action Plan to keep battery recycling top of mind all year long!

Download the Month-to-Month Action Plan


School Presentations

Our Elementary School Presentation is a great tool to help you launch your battery recycling program. The presentation shares many interesting facts and it can be downloaded and used at your convenience. If you would like us to present it to your school, please contact us!

Download the Elementary School Presentation (.pptx), speaking points

For older students, download the Secondary School Presentation:

Download the Secondary School Presentation (.pptx), speaking points

Elementary School Activity Worksheet

The Activity Worksheet is a discovery exercise to help younger students understand how many batteries they use around the house. How do they compare with the average person or family? Do they use more or less batteries? It also has some great tips for parents about the proper way to store batteries in the home. Send it home with your students and ask them to share it with their parents.

Download the Elementary School Activity Worksheet

Letter to Parents

It’s important that parents understand what their children are participating in at school. To help you fill them in, we’ve put together a simple letter that explains the Challenge and highlights some of the ways that they can help their children at home. The letter also describes to parents the proper way to prepare and store batteries at home.

Download the Letter to Parents

Green Facts about Battery Recycling

Share these Green Facts about battery recycling. Perfect for morning announcements, these simple facts will help students understand what batteries are made of and what they become when they are recycled. 

Download the Green Facts


Student Checklist for Success!

Tips and ideas on how to collect and recycle batteries. The Checklist also highlights the Individual Student Missions where a student’s parent or legal guardian can register their child for a chance to win individual prizes.

Download the Student Checklist for Success


Teacher Checklist for Success!

To ensure that you have all of the tools you need to run a successful collection program, we’ve come up with some useful tips and ideas to help you keep the engagement up all year long.

Download the Teacher Checklist for Success


Recycling Posters

Hang posters around your school to keep battery recycling top of mind the entire year. We have posters for both elementary and secondary schools.

Download the Elementary Poster #1 | Poster #2

Download the Secondary Poster #1 | Poster #2


Classroom Competition Scorecards

Have an in school competition! Have your classrooms compete against each other to see who can recycle the most batteries! Use this scorecard to keep track of collections.

Download the Elementary Scorecard

Download the Secondary Scorecard

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