Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons narrates, and opens with, "The open plains of the asphalt jungle. Home to many creatures great and small, and the puffing ground for one of the most clever and illustrious creatures, the plastic bag."
Wouldn't the video be a great way to kick off a science unit on the ocean, and ocean plastic in particular? Enjoy! (I see cross-overs to Language Arts, too, on introducing satire.)
[Produced by Heal the Bay, a non-profit group dedicated to cleaning up Santa Monica Bay in California.]