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What are microplastics and how do we research them?

Microplastics are defined as pieces of plastic less than 5mm across in size. An estimated 28 million tonnes of plastics end up in the oceans every year.

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Science | Ages 14-16

Plankton, Plastics and Poo

Plankton, Plastics and Poo Science ages 14-16 is a KS4 teacher resources. Students are introduced to the pioneering research on the impact of microplastics on the marine ecosystem. This resource brings cutting edge science to the classroom.