Connect students in grades 5 and up with science with Using STEM to Investigate Issues in Managing Waste. STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is an initiative designed to interest students in specific career fields. In this 128-page book, students use science inquiry and integrated activities, solve real-world problems, and explore careers in waste management. The book includes topics such as solid waste, product life cycle, composting, packaging, and landfill construction. It supports National Science Education Standards and NCTM and ITEA standards and aligns with state, national, and Canadian provincial standards.