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What are the impacts of marine plastic pollution?

8 million tons of plastic is dumped in our ocean every year and it can take hundreds of years to break down. It can confuse animals who may not be able to tell if it’s food, a place to live or even another animal like them.

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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.