Presentation on theme: "Wastebuster News Quiz A series of tricky questions for our ace reporters based on Busta’s Breaking News. The whole crew wishes you good luck."— Presentation transcript:
Wastebuster News Quiz A series of tricky questions for our ace reporters based on Busta’s Breaking News. The whole crew wishes you good luck.
How do scientists know marine lugworms are sick?
The answers. Will you be smiling, Busta wonders? Let’s find out!
Plankton ingest microplastics from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, crabs and fish eat plankton and humans eat crab and fish.
Seagulls feed their chicks plastic bottle tops which they mistake for squid or jellyfish and the chicks die.
David wanted to see the Great Pacific Garbage Patches himself and warn people about the dangers of plastic.
Reflection Time Have you got what it takes to be a real Wastebuster?
1 Can you think of ways of reducing the number of plastic bags you use at home and school? You could use some of these ideas for your school’s Primary Earth Summit project. 2. How do you think some of your own plastic rubbish like a drinks bottle could find its way to the sea? 3. Can you think of 5 small plastic items which could be mistaken for food by seagulls? 4. Which type of plastic items could you reuse or repair at home to help reduce the effects of global warming on fragile environments like the Great Barrier Reef?