‘Plastic Not Fantastic: The Story of Plastic Pollution in our Oceans’ is a great teacher resource pack for KS1 and 2 from Global Ocean.
The pack encourages children to engage in a number of fun and thought-provoking activities to learn more about the growing problem of plastic pollution.
Children will learn:
How plastic reaches the oceans and affects marine habitats
The impact of plastic pollution on marine species
The dangers of plastic entering the marine food chain
The negative implications on human health
The activities in this pack include various arts and craft ideas that can be adapted to your own school’s curriculum or initiatives, or even to your local council regulations on recycling.
And if you want to find out more ocean-related facts, Global Ocean has put together a reference list with links for everything found in the resource pack. Click here to check it out.
Global Ocean is a marine conservation charity based in London intent on spreading the word on plastic pollution in our oceans. Get more great resources from Global Ocean here and on its website, globalocean.org.uk, you can also follow on Twitter at @GlobalOcean1.
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