Plastic is an incredibly versatile man-made material. It is not indestructible but is great at resisting temperature fluctuations and is strong and mouldable, so can be formed into almost any shape. Plastic has numerous uses in everyday life, but it’s also vital in many scientific endeavours such as medical treatment and space exploration.
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Cross-curricular | Ages 5-7
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.
Cross-curricular | Ages 7-11
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.