Plastic waste has trashed one of Australia’s most remote islands

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Atoms, Solids/ Liquids/ Gases

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/non-renewable resources, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter, Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 6, 7, 8, 9

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Word Count / Video Length: 574 / 1:54 min

One of Australia’s most remote paradise islands, and home to our best beach, has been covered with 400 million pieces of waste. This shocking piece could be used alongside Biological, Chemical or Earth and Space Sciences for years 6, 7, 8 and 9.

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