Ocean Plastic Pollution
Discover how plastic pollution is affecting Australia's ocean wildlife and how the current local, national and global actions that could help to stem the flow of plastics into our oceans.
What will students learn?
Shane Cucow is the Plastics Campaign Manager for the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Spend 55 minutes with Shane learning about the impacts of plastic.
USE LITTER TO MAKE AN ARTWORK CREATION!
Your students might like to create a mural from what they collect or a sea creature such as an octopus or a whale, or they can even decorate your classroom with themed crafts. Share your creations with us and we will add them to our Hub.
Download the "Creating Art from Litter" activity below for more information.
AMCS works on the big issues that risk the ocean wildlife. They have protected critical ocean ecosystems with marine reserves including Ningaloo and the Great Barrier Reef. If you want to learn more and help ensure Australia’s coasts and oceans remain healthy and free for tomorrow’s generations, check out their website.
Resources to download
Students can put their creative hats on and create a piece of artwork using debris and waste from a local waterway environment and learn what it means to have a healthy relationship with natural environments.