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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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Cross-curricular | Ages 5-7

Ocean Plastics

This free unit for primary school (ages 5-7, Key Stage 1) introduces students to the issue of plastic pollution, through a study of materials and their properties and explores what happens to our plastic rubbish.

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Cross-curricular | Ages 7-11

Ocean Plastics

This free unit for primary school (ages 7-11, Key Stage 2) introduces students to the issue of plastic pollution and inspires them to enact change in their communities.

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