CREATE, INNOVATE, INSPIRE! - Young Voices For The Planet CREATE, INNOVATE, INSPIRE! Name: Date: Directions:
CREATE, INNOVATE, INSPIRE! - Young Voices For The Planet CREATE, INNOVATE, INSPIRE! Name: Date: Directions:
CREATE, INNOVATE, INSPIRE! - Young Voices For The Planet CREATE, INNOVATE, INSPIRE! Name: Date: Directions:

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  • Young Voices for the Planet Civic Engagement Curriculum Copyright © 2019 Young Voices on Climate Change, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may be downloaded, printed and used only if this notice is included on every copy.

    1. How many species of marine life have been reported to have eaten or been trapped in plastic pollution? Why do you think this happens? 2. Forty percent of plastic waste is items that are considered "single-use." What are some examples of single-use plastic? 3. 8.8 million tons of plastic makes its way into the oceans each year. How does it get there? 4. What makes plastic waste different from other types of trash? 5. We cannot stop the plastic pollution that has already happened, but we can do our part to prevent it happening more. In the circles below, list 5 different actions you can take to reduce plastic waste at home, in school, or out with your family.

    C R E A T E , I N N O V A T E , I N S P I R E !

    Name: Date:

    Directions: After reading the National Geographic article on plastic pollution, answer the following questions in complete sentences.

    Part 1: Our Planet vs. Plastic

  • Young Voices for the Planet Civic Engagement Curriculum Copyright © 2019 Young Voices on Climate Change, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may be downloaded, printed and used only if this notice is included on every copy.

    C R E A T E , I N N O V A T E , I N S P I R E !

    Name: Date:

    Directions: After viewing the "Team Marine" video, answer the following questions in complete sentences. 1. What was happening to all of the plastic waste in Team Marine's home town? 2. What did Team Marine do to confront this problem? How did they get attention? 3. Why do you think Team Marine created a plastic bag monster?

    Part 2: The Plastic Bag Monster

    How is marching through town

    effective?

    How is speaking at City Hall effective?

    How is demonstrating on the beach effective?

  • Young Voices for the Planet Civic Engagement Curriculum Copyright © 2019 Young Voices on Climate Change, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may be downloaded, printed and used only if this notice is included on every copy.

    C R E A T E , I N N O V A T E , I N S P I R E !

    Name: Date:

    Directions: Just like the kids in Team Marine, you have the ability to inspire others to eliminate plastic use in their lives - all it takes is a bold idea! Use the organizer below to get started.

    Part 3: Take Action!

    (A)ssess: What do I want to

    represent?

    M y D e s i g n :

    (C)ollaborate: Who can help me?

    (T)ime: How long will I work

    on it?

    (I)dentify: What materials do I

    need to gather?

    (O)rganize: How will I plan out

    my creation?

    (N)ews: How will I share my final masterpiece?