We consume over 74,000 microplastic particles a year

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, The Body, Lifecycles

Chemical Sciences – Mixtures and Separations, Solids/Liquids/Gases

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 4, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Humans consume more than 74,000 microplastic particles each year, according to a study published this week, but the impact on our health is still unclear. This shocking article could be used alongside Biological, Chemical and Earth and Space sciences for years 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9.

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