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Recycling Spelling Worksheet Answers

Directions: Fill in the missing letters.

Number Answer Definition
1 Aluminum The most common element in the crust, is a silvery white chemical element
2 Compost A mixture of decaying natural items that can be used for fertilizer
3 Decomposers An orgamism such as bacteria that breaks down dead plant or animal cells into smaller substances
4 Plastic A wide range of materials that can be shaped when soft and then hardened
5 Cardboard A thin and stiff board used to make boxes or signs
6 Paper Something made of wood pulp that is often used to write or draw on
7 Newspaper A regularly printed publication that generally contains news, business, and sports updates
8 Steel An artifically produced, modified form of iron
9 Can A container, usually aluminum, designed to hold a beverage
10 Worms A long, soft invertebrate without legs that inches forward to move
11 Electronics A branch of science that deals with the flowing of electrons
12 Metal An element such as gold, silver, or copper that has highly conductible
13 Textiles A cloth made by weaving or knitting
14 Glass A solid, clear, and easily breakable material often used to make windows or bottles
15 Tires A band or rubber that can be inflated and placed over a wheel rim and used for cars

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