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Plastic production

Have you ever wondered how we get the plastic products we use everyday; the packaging our food comes in or the toys and electronics we play with? The process of producing plastic takes a great deal of time, energy and resources and starts deep below the ocean floor.

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X-Curric | Ages 5 - 7

Ocean Plastics

This unique scheme of work for Key Stage 1 introduces students to materials and their properties and explores what happens to our plastic rubbish.

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X-Curric | Ages 7 - 11

Ocean Plastics

This unique scheme of work for Key Stage 2 introduces students to ocean plastics and inspires them to enact change in their communities.

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Find out how plastic bottles are turned into new clothing

PET bottle production

Discover the stages involved in PET bottle manufacturing

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