1st Grade: Plastic pollution

August 14th, 2023
Reading time: 1 minutes

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This curriculum is specifically tailored for first-grade—teaching students about plastic pollution.


Subject area

+ Science: Comparing strengths and weaknesses of different materials.

+ Art: Experiment with materials to make artistic choices and connect to observations/research.

+ Literacy: Communicate observations and opinions of events in sequence.


Estimated duration

Three 45-minute periods of science, art, and literacy activities.


Lesson plan



Slide deck

This slide deck is an additional asset to complement the lesson plan’s teachings. The presentation is intended to increase student engagement and enhance the overall teachings of the curriculum.



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