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Where does plastic come from?

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.

How is plastic recycled?

Find out how plastic bottles are turned into new clothing

How are plastic bottles made?

Discover the stages involved in plastic bottle manufacturing

Fantastic plastic

Explore some of the versatile and ingenious uses for plastic that have changed our world

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