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

Isabelle MacNeil
Story by Isabelle MacNeil and CBC Kids News • 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 is a creative and ambitious Grade 10 student from Dartmouth N.S. with a love for soccer, volleyball, acting and business. Isabelle has been having so much fun working as a contributor for CBC Kids News since September 2018. Isabelle loves reporting stories and hopes to inspire others as a positive role model and believes that giving kids a voice is more important than ever.

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