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Lesson Plans: A Pain in the Drain – Primary schools

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How does plastic travel from our city centres to the ocean? Find out how drains can be connected to our blue spaces and how plastic can travel from an inland source all the way to the sea.

The Rivers Trust has put together 2 lessons with supporting images aimed at key stage 2 students.

Want to take your learning further (and outdoors!), why not follow-up with our lessons on litter surveys and citizen science. 



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Lesson 1 : lesson plan


Lesson 1 : supporting images


Lesson 2 : lesson plan


Lesson 2: supporting images