top of page


The following activities are centred around microplastic nurdles, how they get metal on their surfaces and the effect this has on the environment and ecosystems.

The activities are enhanced with research investigating pre-production microplastic nurdles which is currently being completed by Dr Damien Callahan and his honours student Andrew Lee.


This website provides 5 activities which address Levels 7 and 8 Biological sciences and Science as a human endeavour Sub-strands of the Victorian Curriculum.

Environmental Impacts of Microplastic Pollution

bottom of page