Plastic Free Christmas 2019

18 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019

Plastic Free Christmas 2019 is a five-week, cross-curricular programme designed to enable students aged 7-11 to explore how plastics are made, used, and disposed of. Join us to discover how you can encourage your students to become sustainable advocates, through a series of live webinars with experts and cross-curricular activities.

Each week there is a different theme that is explored through one webinar, where students can ask an industry expert their own questions, and two full lessons for you to complete with your students independently.

How do you get involved?

Booking webinars is a two part process. Select the webinar you would like to join, from those listed below, and press book now. This confirms attendance allowing us to give your class a shout out and a way for you to pre-submit questions. On the same webinar booking page, follow the Zoom link to register for the webinar. On the day you click the link and join in the discussion with the expert.

What classroom resources are available?

There are two lessons each week which correspond with the weekly broadcast topics.

Download the lessons

Select your broadcasts now

PFC slate 1
Wed, 20 Nov 2019, 1:30pm UTC

What are plastics?

Plastic is everywhere, yet most people know very little about it. We will be discovering the chemistry behind how plastic is made and why its properties mean that some people think plastic is fantasti...

PFC slate 2
Wed, 27 Nov 2019, 1:30pm UTC

Where are plastics?

We all buy products made from plastic. Still, few of us know where these items, big and small, go after they've been used. Join our presenter as they hosts this interview with a recycling expert to di...

PFC slate 3
Wed, 4 Dec 2019, 1:30pm UTC

What impact can plastic have?

Often the plastic we throw away makes it's way into natural environments such as the ocean. Join our presenter as they host this interview with an animal conservation expert to discover the journey pl...

PFC slate 4
Wed, 11 Dec 2019, 1:30pm UTC

What can I do?

We know that the way we use plastic is not good for the environment but what can we do as an individual, group, or community to change things? Join our presenter as they host this interview with susta...

PFC slate 5
Mon, 16 Dec 2019, 1:30pm UTC

Christmas craft

Christmas is a holiday where gifts are shared. But to ensure everyone benefits, including the environment, make sure your gifts are made sustainably. Join our presenter as they host this interview wit...

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