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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Subject taught
- Chemistry

Link
https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/podcast/june14/mw126-garbagepatch.html

Type of Product
- Audios/ Podcast

Language Skills Developed
- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

Transferable/Scientific Skills Developed
Students will develop note-taking, communication skills, self-motivation, analytical skills, critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills.

Description
• General aims
Students will be given new insights into plastic and polymers. They will acquire the basic English vocabulary connected with the topic (plastic waste). Students will develop positive learning habits (organisational and ecological and problem-solving skills).
• Linguistic aims
Students will be able to
-improve listening/reading/note-taking skills
-get the main ideas from a passage
-translate words connected with the topic (plastic) from English into their mother tongue.
• Subject specific aims
Students will be able to:
- explain what polymers are, their characteristics, give examples of polymers,
explain the phenomenon of plastic pollution, its causes and effects - provide solutions to related problems in their context
• Target group age
16+
• Level of competence in English (CEFR)
B1/B2

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