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Common types of plastic, and where to find them

DIAGRAM 10 PLASTIC TYPES

There are many different kinds of plastic. Shown above are ten common types which you will have come across at some point. Each has different properties which makes plastic the most versatile material on Earth.

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Science | Ages 11 - 14

Ocean Plastics

Ocean Plastics Science is a Key Stage 3 (KS3) resource combining both biology and chemistry. Students discover the journey plastic takes from manufacture, use, and disposal into the ocean. Included are teacher resources that allow students to emulate real research conducted by The University of Plymouth.

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