Plastic Pollution - The Problem of Plastic

Lessons covering Plastic Pollution in the world. Pupils engage by thinking about examples of plastic use in their own life and where it goes when we have finished with it. Discuss ideas of how we dispose of rubbish and general overview of how it gets into the sea. Pupils complete comprehension task individually first the group task to come up with solution. All activities (including work sheet/booklet) included. Link to David Attenborough on Plastic Pollution; Blue Planet in description. Pack includes articles for conprehension task (accessible for all students), articles to investigate real world solutions (Adidas, MacDonalds, Recycle Schemes), work sheet/booklet with space for every activity linked to ppt. Learning intentions and success criteria + key words, mini plenary and reflective task at end. Ready to go lesson no additional planning necessary.

Can be used with KS3 Geography, PSHCE or Citizenship, Science Week etc.

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Created: Feb 15, 2018

Updated: Mar 20, 2018


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