Do All Plastics Safely Break Down in the Environment?

Students explore the current issue of landfills and the biodegradability of various plastics. Using bioreactors they test how biodegradable various plastics are. They also measure whether the plastics leave harmful byproducts in the soil.

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Resource Details

Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2003