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What are the consequences of microplastics in the oceans?

Introducing the issue of marine plastics and its impact on the ocean ecosystem, this video looks at the how scientists investigate environmental issues and the potential impact of human actions. Students will also be able to relate existing knowledge of the carbon cycle, food webs and human impacts on the environment to the work of a professional research group.

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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.