Are you too plastic? A new school kit could be the answer

Isabelle MacNeil
Story by Isabelle MacNeil • CBC Kids News • Published 2018-10-08 05:00

Isabelle MacNeil finds out about a new program designed for kids across Canada that will teach them about plastic in our waterways

Plastic pollution is a huge problem in the world today.

But there are ways to prevent it from getting worse.

The federal government is stepping in to help kids learn more about it.

Students will soon be learning how plastic affects our waterways, including oceans, lakes and rivers.

New educational kits, designed for teachers, are being sent to classrooms across the country.

CBC Kids News’ Isabelle MacNeil went to find out more.

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Isabelle MacNeil
Isabelle MacNeil
CBC Kids News Contributor
Isabelle MacNeil lives in Dartmouth, N.S., where she is active in the arts community. She has performed on the Christmas Daddies Telethon and plays clarinet in two local bands. Isabelle has developed a passion for acting and singing to go with her love of sport and volunteering. This 12-year-old leader hopes to inspire others as a budding entrepreneur and educate kids of all ages through stories. Isabelle is thrilled to be part of the CBC Kids News team and believes that giving kids a voice is more important than ever.
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