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Microplastics

Microplastics Training Tool Kit

Description

Welcome to The Ecodemy’s course on Microplastics! In this course, we will explore the world of microplastics, including their origins, properties, prevalence, and most importantly, the solutions to tackle this issue. We will discuss what microplastics are, how they are formed through plastic pollution, and their harmful impacts on marine life, land animals, human health, waterways, and soil quality. Additionally, we will delve into the various sources of microplastics, such as clothing fibers, mismanaged waste, beauty products, and transportation spills. Throughout the course, we will also touch upon the need for standardized research methods and the importance of individual actions, policy changes, and technological advancements to address the problem of microplastics effectively. Ecodemy Education’s purpose is to deliver engaging sustainability education tools to build a foundation for a greener future.  This Material Supports United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #6, #12, #14, and #15.

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Course Curriculum

HD Video Training and Shareable Resources

  • Intro and Discovery of Microplastics
    02:49
  • Sources of Microplastics
    03:33
  • Properties and Problems of Microplastics
    04:34
  • Who is Affected by Microplastics?
    03:03
  • Solutions for Microplastics
    04:02
  • Activities
    01:15
  • Microplastics Knowledge Check

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Student Ratings & Reviews

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BT
4 months ago
good intro
MG
7 months ago
I enjoyed learning more about the plastic problem and am excited to take more action!
Alicia Babbage
9 months ago
This course was really interesting and a lot of information to digest. Bioaccumulation was a very interesting component, seeing how microplastics are working their way up the food chain was happening much more frequently and quickly than I had imagined. A great emphasis is getting involved in policy changes. Providing contact information for policy makers, contacting those at the industrial level, etc. Without using our voices, it will not be heard.
Julia Pearson
9 months ago
This course gave a great in-depth view to what is considered to be a microplastic, and the properties and problems associated with them today. The surprising areas we’ve found micro plastics really makes you think about your own environmental impact and how basic some of the solutions we can incorporate are.
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Course level:Intermediate
Course Duration: 20m
Last Updated:December 24, 2023

Material Includes

  • HD Video Course Modules
  • Microplastics Knowledge Check
  • Two Microplastics Activities
  • Microplastics Social Media Posts
  • Microplastics Report
  • Microplastics Poster

Reviews

5/5

"The Ecodemy is an extremely useful and multifunctional platform designed for anyone looking to become more conscious about their sustainability impact, to sustainable and ESG professionals looking to advance their knowledge."

5/5

“I recently had the pleasure of exploring Ecodemy, and I must say, it has been an incredible experience. As someone deeply passionate about environmental education and sustainability, I was thrilled to discover this platform, and it has exceeded all my expectations.”

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