Plastic Changemakers – Module 2: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Activity Introduction

Using the two lessons making up this module, explore all the plastic items learners use in their everyday lives and how they can make informed choices about what they buy, use and consume.

Grade: 1-7

Resources Required: Miraculous Ladybug "Action" Episode to Stream, Lesson Plan, Printed Worksheets for each learner, Powerpoint slides (if using). Intro/Outro video (links below)

Key Concepts & Skills: Identify hidden plastics in everyday items and estimate the number of years that they take to decompose Explain and distinguish between the 3Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and then sort items by material. Identify better alternatives in their lives to reduce, reuse and recycle everyday items Create a house pledge (set of guidelines to follow)

Extra Notes: Make sure to watch the 'Action' episode of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir first before beginning the module (link to stream the episode below)

Duration: 2 x 45 minute lessons

Level of teacher facilitation: Moderate

Curriculum links: Life Skills, EMS, Natural Sciences and Technology

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