Incorporate Plastic Pollution into your curriculum

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With a range of free resources available using different methodology and mixed media to engage children on the topic, it's important to educate children of all ages not only on the threats that plastic pollution poses to our oceans, but also around the solutions and the role they can play in solving it at school, in their homes, and in their everyday lives.

Between 2015 and 2025, if we do not act, marine plastic pollution is set to triple world-wide to 150 million tonnes



  • There are many different types of resources to choose from, for students of all ages
  • There are great activities included that help make the plastic pollution problem more tangible to children


  • Different countries and school systems have different curriculum requirements, so teachers may need to adapt lessons to fit their needs

Making a difference

A recent survey in the US showed that 76% of American parents are being motivated by their kids to go green.

There are hundreds of other ways to solve plastic pollution

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