Plastic Rescue Mission

Work on a way to remove plastic from the ocean without harming the wildlife within. Using a list of household items, such as rubber bands and paper clips, kids invent a device that will clear the ocean of pollution.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids present their inventions in front of the class, using visual aids and a demonstration
  • Split your class into partners or small groups to collaborate on their project
  • Pair the activity with a lesson on Earth Day or conservation
Classroom Considerations

  • The project is designed for girls in STEM classes, but the project is applicable to any child interested in science careers
Pros

  • Promotes innovative thinking and creativity
  • Worksheet format is easy to distribute and follow
Cons

  • None