The Story of Plastic Educational Resources

The Story of Plastic documentary is a phenomenal teaching tool for your classroom, family, and community. Use this page as a guide for watching the film, processing its content and taking action!

Watch


The Story of Plastic premiers on April 22, 2020. Watch on TV, through virtual community screenings, and streaming platforms.

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Experience Guides


These viewing guides are designed to assist educators and students with understanding the film content, processing emotional responses to the film, facilitating meaningful conversation, and taking actionable steps toward making change in your community. There are two versions of the same guide – one for virtual screenings and remote learning through platforms such as Google classroom, the other for in-person screenings at school and family discussions at home.

Distance Learning Experience Guide 

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In-classroom Experience Guide 

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Take Action


Use our new online platform, Wayfinder Society, to further explore the concepts in the film as well as ideas, skills, and actions that the movement of change-makers are bringing to the forefront.

Designed for youth ages 11-18. 

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Join Algalita’s Network


Check out Algalita’s other programs, resources, and events. Join our network of young leaders and educators.

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Join the Global Movement


The Break Free From Plastic global movement needs you! Stay up to date, take action on policy, conduct brand audits, and get your campus to pledge to be plastic-free.

BREAK FREE FROM PLASTIC +

CONDUCT A BRAND AUDIT +

PLASTIC FREE CAMPUSES +

“The future of plastics is in the trash can.”

– Lloyd Stouffer, Society of the Plastics Industry speech, 1956 

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ACTION

Help us build our community by donating or sharing our resources with a teacher, young person or family member. Together, we can arrive at a future free of plastic pollution.

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