These sites are about paper. Learn about the history of paper, paper making processes, facts and statistics about paper, and its impacts on environments and the economy. Includes a video, quizzes, games, hands-on activities and experiments. There are also links to eThemes Resources on recycling and trees.
Making and Recycling Paper at Home
Learn all about paper; includes: an introduction, history of paper, how to make paper at home, recycling paper, recycling raw materials, conclusion and a biography.
How to Make Paper: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide
This step-by-step guide walks you through the process of making your own paper; includes: materials needed, step-by-step phots, making more paper, embellishing your paper, and paper making videos.
NOTE: This site includes ads.
NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
Learn about the history of paper, paper production, paper industry, paper and the environment, and more. Click on "Ask Gunter" to find out questions about how paper is made and how it can be recycled. NOTE: This site links to Twitter.com.
Paper Production and Consumption Facts
This page has global and U.S. paper production and consumption statistics. The information is also available to download in a PDF file format. NOTE: This site has links to external sites.
How to Make Paper
This page has step-by-step instruction on how to make paper using household items.
Paper Consumption and Facts
Read statistics about paper consumption. Click on "paper facts" to learn more.
Using Less Wood: Paper Consumption
This two-page PDF file provides information on paper consumption, impacts on forests and the environment, paper minimization in the office, alternatives, and more.
Here are step-by-step instructions on paper making.
eThemes Resource: Recycling
These sites have information on solid waste, composting, and recycling. Read about how paper and plastic are recycled. Includes online games and classroom project ideas. There are links to eThemes Resources on Earth Day and pollution.
eThemes Resource: Trees
Learn how to identify various species of trees from their leaves. Many sites focus on Missouri trees. Also find out why leaves change color in the fall. Includes a leaf cam, online games, handouts, art activities and other lessons relating to trees. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on Arbor Day.