A series of articles about microbeads and microplastics, covering the environmental impact of microplastics, particularly their impact on ocean life.
Ideas for using this resource
Resource can be used to develop a broad understanding of issues to consider when looking microbeads and their impact. The articles are clearly written and can be used as examples of persuasive writing.
9, 10, VCE & VCAL
Senior Secondary: Science
Geography > Levels 9 and 10 > Geographical Knowledge > Biomes and food security > VCGGK135
The interconnection between food production and land and water degradation; shortage of fresh water; competing land uses; and climate change, for Australia and other areas of the world
Human alteration of biomes to produce food, industrial materials and fibres, and the environmental effects of these alterations
Plastics, Ocean Pollution, Ocean garbage, The Conversation, Microplastics, Microbeads