Ocean Plastics X-Curric KS2 Unit

Ocean Plastics 7-11 is a Key Stage 2 (KS2) cross-curricular unit of work encompassing science and geography which also develops skills in mathematics, citizenship and spoken language. The unit addresses four key questions; what are plastics, where are plastics, what impact can plastics have and what can I do? These questions are answered by developing students understanding of properties of materials, living things, habitats and human and physical geography. The unit explores the pros and cons of a variety of plastic products, investigates how plastic finds its way to the ocean and looks at what changes can be made on a local and global scale. Students understand the complex issues surrounding oceans plastics through this units optimistic and innovative approach to challenging attitudes and behaviour.

Lessons include:

Lesson 1 What are plastics? Part one
Lesson 2 What are plastics? Part two
Lesson 3 Where are plastics? Part one
Lesson 4 Where are plastics? Part two
Lesson 5 What impact can plastic have? Part one
Lesson 6 What impact can plastic have?Part two
Lesson 7 What can I do? Part one
Lesson 8 What can I do? Part two
Lesson 9 Designing out of the plastic problem Part one
Lesson 10 Designing out of the plastic problem Part two

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  • Teacher Book.pdf
  • Lesson 1 Slideshow: What are plastics? Part one.pptx
  • Lesson 2 Slideshow: What are plastics? Part two.pptx
  • Lesson 3 Slideshow: Where are plastics? Part one.pptx
  • Lesson 4 Slideshow: Where are plastics? Part two.pptx
  • Lesson 5 Slideshow: What impact can plastic have? Part one.pptx
  • Lesson 6 Slideshow: What impact can plastic have? Part two.pptx
  • Lesson 7 Slideshow: What can I do? Part one.pptx
  • Lesson 8 Slideshow: What can I do? Part two.pptx
  • Lesson 9 Slideshow: Design Technology - The plastics problem.pptx
  • Lesson 10 Slideshow: Design Technology - The plastics solution.pptx
  • Scheme of Work for England.pdf

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Created: Aug 29, 2019

Updated: Sep 30, 2019

Unit of work

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Lesson 1 Slideshow: What are plastics? Part one

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Lesson 2 Slideshow: What are plastics? Part two

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