Plastic – its benefits and drawbacks – is a rich and relevant context for exploring the nature of science (NoS).
Each of the following articles has a stand-alone NoS statement. Consider and discuss the statement within the context of each article.
- Plastics and recycling
- Flight Plastics recycling technology
- How harmful are microplastics?
These professional development resources provide pedagogical advice and planning tips.
- Tackling planning in science – planning advice on how to tackle big issues in science
- Teaching food web concepts – applying/transferring knowledge to local environments: how might plastic affect food webs in your area?
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