Ocean Plastics are probably on many schools' KS3 curriculum plans in Geography, and possibly other subjects too.
Encounter Edu have now created and shared a new unit of lessons and resources, written by Stephen Schwab, former colleague on the GA's SPC.
You will need to make a free account in order to download them.
I had the chance to read through these before they went live, and helped with the final form that they took on the Encounter Edu website.
While you are on the website, take a look at some of the other excellent resources there.
This new interactive from Reuters includes some frightening images showing the scale of our plastic bottle purchases. Below is just one day's worth of bottles bought worldwide... Also a reminder that drinking water companies don't make water.... they make plastic...