Year 3 Reading Challenge Spring 2 2022

Please read through the following text and answer the questions in full sentences below in the comment section.

Bronze What is plastic pollution? Give 3 examples of different plastic pollution. Explain why pollution is bad.

Silver What is meant by the term ‘microplastics’? Give two reasons as to why plastic is a useful material.

Gold Describe the recent discovery of the Mariana Trench. What good things are environmental groups doing to reduce the impact of plastic pollution?

Challenge Research an environmental group who are helping to clean up the ocean and describe what you have discovered in the comments below.

87 thoughts on “Year 3 Reading Challenge Spring 2 2022

  1. Bronze:
    Plastic pollution is when plastic disposed of correctly and ends up in oceans, lakes, seas and rivers.Three examples of a plastic pollution are plastic wrappers, plastic bags and glitter.Animals. underwater like sharks will die if they eat the plastic in the water. And those animals think that the plastic is food but the plastic is plastic.
    Silver:
    Microplastics ate plastic pieces which are less than five millimetres across.
    Plastic helps protect and preserve food.Plastic are used in electronic equipments. For example a TV or phone.
    Gold:
    The marina Trench is the deepest area in the Pacific Ocean and a plastic bag was found in the trench nearly seven miles under the surface.But it was thought to be the deepest ever recorded piece of plastic pollution.
    And one environmental groups are helping to clean the ocean is Ocean conservancy.It was found in 1972 and was based in Washington DC.They are trying to protect marine habitats and reduce the human impact on wildlife and to reach their goal they are trying to educate the public about the human impact on marine wildlife but their are recommending new public changes to keep the ocean clean as possible.
    In 2016they found and collected the stop ten items in the whole ocean.
    1.Cigarette butts:1,863,838.
    2.Plastic beverage bottles:1,578,834.
    3.Plastic bottle caps:822,227.
    4. Food wrappers: 762,353.
    5.Plastic grocery bags:520,900.
    6.Plastic lids:419,987.
    7. Straws and stirrers:409,987.
    8. Glass beverage bottles:390,468
    9.Other plastic bags:368,655.
    10.Foam take away containers:365,584.

  2. Bronze
    Plastic pollution is when you are throwing plastic into seas or lakes.
    One example of plastic pollution is when deep see areas are being affected, another example is when if it is discovered on beaches the last example of plastic pollution is when plastic is recognized by food from animals.
    Pollution is bad because it creates global warming, also it might choke the animals that might be in the area.

  3. It is bad because it will hurt the other more animals in the 🌊.
    But mostly you not put it on your head it will slowly kill you.
    Plastic is a useful material for covering food 🍱.
    Mrs I don’t understand the rest.

  4. Animals can die in the ocean because if you threw a plastic bag,then the animals would die that would happen to the ocean.
    Microplastic are have been discovered on beaches, within sea ice and floating on the surface waters.

  5. Bronze
    If they get stuck they might die.
    It might harm the ocean
    And it could also get stuck to animals for a long time.

    Silver
    It could harm an animal in the ocean and could lead to diebeties

  6. Plastic pollution affects animals in the ocean ,people,natural habitats and the world.
    There are millions of plastic objects like bottles,carry a bags that end up in the ocean every year and they end up on the sea bed and damage fish and other animals that live in the water.

    Sliver
    Micro plastics are small pieces of plastic that end up in the ocean and the fish can eat which is bad for them.

    Plastic in a strong material and can be used to make lots of different things.

  7. Keyan 3R

    Plastic pollution is when plastic waste is thrown and it ends up in the sea and on the floor. The plastic is not disposed of correctly.

    Plastic bags, plastic bottles and plastic wrappers are examples.

    Plastic pollution is bad because it can get into the sea and the sea animals think it’s food.

    Silver
    Micro plastic is small pieces of plastic that can be found.

    Why is plastic is good, because is a strong material.

    Gold

    In the marina trench a plastic bag was found.

  8. Bronze:
    Plastic pollution is when plastic appears in the most remote parts of the world.
    An example of plastic pollution is food wrappers , plastic bags and bottles.
    Plastic in the oceans can be mistaken for food by different sea creatures.
    Silver:
    Microplastics have been discovered on beaches, within sea ice and floating on the surface waters.
    Plastic is useful material because it can be recycled and it is a very strong material.
    Gold
    The Mariana Trench , near Japan is the deepest area of the Pacific Ocean,
    recently a plastic bag was found here nearly 7 miles below the surface.It is thought to be the deepest ever recorded piece of plastic pollution.
    Environment groups around the uk are organising the beach clean ups and
    campaigning for changes in how and why plastics are used.

  9. Bronze
    Plastic Pollution is when plastic gets blown into the rivers and streams, which carry it to sea . Plastic bags , plastic bottles and food wrappers. It is bad because plastic in the ocean is eaten by the animals and it makes them sick.
    Silver
    Microplastics are tiny pieces of plastic. They are less than 5mm in size which can be harmful to our ocean and marine life.
    Plastic is useful material because plastic is very strong and durable.
    Plastic is easy to mould into different shapes.
    Gold
    Mariana Trench is a deep oceanic trench located in the Pacific Ocean.
    Mariana Trench is the deepest oceanic trench in the world.
    The Mariana Trench was discovered in 1875 by the H.M.S challenger during the challenger expedition.
    The deepest part of the trench is around 36,037 feet.

  10. Bronze
    Don’t throw trash in the ocean beacause animals can die.
    Silver
    plastic is strong and durable and can kill animals.
    plastic are cheap to make and are common in every life.

  11. Bronze
    Plastic pollution is when people throw rubbish/plastic in the sea causing fishes to be stuck or destroy there habitats. Example:plastic bags, plastic waste and plastic bottles.
    Silver
    Micro plastic is when small pieces of dirt in the environment.
    Plastic is useful because plastic is made from natural materials like wood, coal and oil. Also it is useful because you can make it to different objects.
    Gold
    The Mariana Trench is the deepest oceanic trench on Earth. More than 60 countries are are taking a next step to reduce plastic pollution by imposing bans or taxes.

  12. Bronze :
    Plastic pollution is when the plastic is not thrown in the right places and reaches the oceans or other parts of the planet .

    Objects like plastic bottles, bags and food wrappers .

    It is bad because it affects us and the animals around us .
    For example a fish might think that a plastic bag is a jelly fish and die from eating it .

    Silver

    Microplastics = verry small parts of plastic that are found in the ocean

    1. It can be used to make usefull objects like bottles, boxes and chairs
    2.You can reuse it .

    Gold
    A plastic bag was found seven miles below the surface. It is thought to be the deepest ever recorded piece of plastic pollution.
    Environmental groups in the UK and around the world are organising beach clean ups.

  13. Bronze :–
    Plastics, and especially single use Plasti are a big problem for marine life.
    1.Plastic bags
    2.food wrappers/Plastic bottles
    3. Glitter
    Plastic in the oceans can be mistaken for food by different sea creatures.
    Silver :–
    The term microplastice means small Plastic parts that are harmful to our oceans and marine life.
    Plastic is strong and durable material.
    Plastic are cheap to make and are common in everyday life.
    Gold
    The Mariana Trench is located in the Pacific ocean and is the deepest located on Earth.
    Environment group are organising beach cleans up,and campaigning for changes in how and why Plastics are used.

  14. Bronze
    Pollution is bad because when people Drop it on the floor our planet is not clear and the plants will die.

    Pollution is bad because when you drop it in the sea fish might think that it is food

    Pollution is bad because

  15. Bronze:

    What is plastic pollution? Give 3 examples of different plastic pollution.

    1. Plastic bags
    2. Plastic bottles
    3. Plastic food wrappers

    Explain why pollution is bad.

    Pollution is bad because it hurts marine life, and it is bad for the environment and our oceans.

    Silver:

    What is meant by the term ‘microplastics’?

    The term microplastics means small plastic parts that are harmful to our oceans and marine life.

    Give two reasons as to why plastic is a useful material.

    Plastic is strong and durable so you can carry heavy things in plastic bags.

    Plastic can be recycled.

    Gold:

    Describe the recent discovery of the Mariana Trench. What good things are environmental groups doing to reduce the impact of plastic pollution?

    The Mariana Trench is located in the Pacific Ocean and is the deepest location on Earth.

    Environmental groups are organising beach cleans up, and campaigning for changes in how and why plastics are used.

    Challenge:

    Research an environmental group who are helping to clean up the ocean and describe what you have discovered in the comments below.

    The Marine Conservation Organisation are dedicated to protect marine life and they educate the world about ocean life, Marine biology, Marine conservation and provide a sea ethic that the world should all follow.

  16. Bronze:
    Plastic pollution is when plastic is of correctly and ends up in oceans, and different water places. 3 explanations are plastic pollution are food wrappers, plastic and glitter. Plastic pollution is terrible because animals mistake it for food, absorb it, and suffocate as a result.
    Silver:
    Microplastics ate plastic pieces that are less than five millimetres across. The plastic helps protect and preserve food. Plastics are used in electronic equipment. A good explanation is a television.
    Gold:
    The Mariana Trench is the deepest area in the pacific ocean. A plastic bag was found in the trench nearly seven miles below the surface. It is thought to be the deepest ever recorded piece of plastic pollution.
    The environmental groups in the United Kingdom and around the world are organising beach clean-ups and campaigning for changes in how and why plastics are used.
    G.D:
    1 of the environmental group that is helping to clean up the ocean is Ocean Conservancy. It was founded in 1972 and is based in Washington DC. The group are trying to protect marine habitats and reduce the human impact on wildlife. To reach their goal, they are trying to educate the public about the human impacts on marine wildlife and they are recommending new public changes to keep the oceans as clean as possible.
    In 2016, they found and collected these top ten items in the ocean:
    1. Cigarette butts 1,863,838
    2. Plastic bottles 1,578,834
    3. Plastic bottle caps 822,227
    4. Food wrappers 762,353
    5. Plastic shopping bags 520,900
    6. Plastic bottle lids 419,987
    7. Straws 409,987
    8. Stirrers 409,987
    9. Glass beverage bottles 390,468
    10. More plastic bags 368,655
    11. Foam containers 365,584

  17. I think Birds 🐦 think plastic is food for them that is who birds R.E.P so tick good cera of your birds at home 🏡 so they can stay save

  18. Bronze
    What is plastic pollution? Give 3 examples of different plastic pollution. Explain why plastic pollution is bad.
    Plastic pollution is when plastic has not been disposed of correctly and ends up in oceans, rivers and lakes. Three examples of plastic pollution are plastic bags, food wrappers and glitter. Plastic pollution is bad because animals mistake it for food, digesting it and suffocating as a result.
    Silver
    What is meant by the term ‘microplastics’? Give two reasons as to why plastic is a useful material.
    Microplastics ate plastic pieces which are less than five millimetres across. Plastic helps protect and preserve food. Plastics are used in electronic equipment. An example is a television.
    Gold
    Describe the recent discovery of the Mariana Trench. What good things are environmental groups doing to reduce the impact of plastic pollution?
    The Mariana Trench is the deepest area in the Pacific ocean. A plastic bag was found in the trench nearly seven miles below the surface. It is thought to be the deepest ever recorded piece of plastic pollution.
    Environmental groups in the UK and around the world are organising beach clean ups and campaigning for changes in how and why plastics are used.
    Challenge
    Research an environmental group who are helping to clean up the ocean and describe what you have discovered in the comments below.
    One environmental group who are helping to clean up the ocean is Ocean Conservancy. It was founded in 1972 and it is based in Washington DC. They are trying to protect marine habitats and reduce the human impact on wildlife. To reach their goal, they are trying to educate the public about the human impacts on marine wildlife and their are recommending new public changes to keep the oceans as clean as possible.
    In 2016, they found and collected these top ten items in the ocean:
    1. Cigarette butts 1,863,838
    2. Plastic beverage bottles 1,578,834
    3. Plastic bottle caps 822,227
    4. Food wrappers 762,353
    5. Plastic grocery bags 520,900
    6. Plastic lids 419,987
    7. Straws, stirrers 409,987
    8. Glass beverage bottles 390,468
    9. Other plastic bags 368,655
    10. Foam take-away containers 365,584

  19. All the extra plastic used all over the world is thrown in the ocean
    and it is bad.
    Plastic bags and plastic wrappers and even glitter is waste and it is
    thrown in the ocean.
    Sea animals can eat plastic by mistake and die so more plastic pollution more sea animals die.

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