Plastics in the Environment

Algalita has created easy to use handouts to print out for the classroom to teach students of all ages about the affects of plastics in our environment. The handouts can be downloaded below and a list of titles to the handouts and their page numbers follow.

Plastics in the Environment Handouts (pdf)
   
  • Plastic Debris Washed Ashore
  • Plastic Debris on the Move
  • Plastic Debris Adrift in the Pacific Ocean
  • Plastic Debris in the Ocean Water Column
  • Sources of Pollution in our Watershed
  • "Nurdles" Pre-production plastic pellets
  • Chemical Pollutants from Plastic
  • Pollutants from Plastic Incineration
  • Peril of the Albatross
  • Plastic Debris Pollutes the Food Chain
  • Stopping Polluting in our Watershed
  • Changing How We Think About Plastics
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  Action Sheet on Plastics (pdf)
  What you can do about Plastic Pollution (pdf)
  Why I don't use Plastic (pdf)