Sweet wrappers made out of trees!

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Can you make sweet wrappers using ingredients from trees?

 

Watch the short video on this page!

 

What ingredients are used to make normal plastic?

Do you think plastic made from trees is a good thing? How could you explain your answer?

What would it be like if we did not have any sweet wrappers at all?

The video explains how the sweet wrappers will break down into compost. Why do you think that this is important?

Find our about different types of food wrapper made from bioplastic.

Making plastic from trees

video: sweet wrappers from trees

want a copy of this? see the teachers page

here are the words from this film (pdf)

Ask your teacher

... about the wrapper factory card sort game.