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Pros and Cons

A KS2 lesson that encourages pupils to consider the Pros and Cons of plastic before making and justifying a personal opinion about the positive and negatives associated with plastic. This…
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September 2, 2018
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Plastic Quiz

A hands-on activity that requires the application of knowledge and skills to classify a selection of products based on whether they contain plastic or not. The work on 'environmental impact', 'recyclability' and…
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September 2, 2018
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Plastic Recycling Process

How is plastic recycled? And is all recycling a good thing? Just two of the themes covered in this KS2 lesson about properties and changes in materials. This lesson has a…
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September 2, 2018
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Plastic Pioneers

An interesting lesson about the different groups / scientists that lead the early work that led to the creation of plastic, and how evidence is used to support or refute…
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September 2, 2018
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Plastic Facts

A KS2 lesson that focuses on developing speaking and listening skills and how to use facts and figures during discussions and debates. English: Spoken Language listen and respond appropriately to…
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September 2, 2018
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Nappy Testing

A practical investigation saturated with interesting science, and one that has a thought-provoking environmental follow up activity. National Curriculum Relevance taking measurements, using a range of scientific equipment, with increasing accuracy and…
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September 2, 2018
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Material Sort

A KS2 lesson on exploring and classifying objects in different ways, such as by biodegradability and recyclability, and whether made-made or natural. Science Working scientifically gathering, recording, classifying and presenting data…
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September 2, 2018
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Making Plastic

Learn about the material that is plastic (it's properties, how it is made) and ask whether it is OK to discard items made from it. This lesson has a linked…
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September 2, 2018
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Recycling Plastics

A KS2 lesson guide that helps develop an understanding of key terms like 'recycling' and 'recyclable' through recording and interpreting, and classifying data. Maths Interpret bar charts and pictograms Use pie…
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September 2, 2018