Science News: The problem with plastics

Do you know how much plastic gets recycled? It's far less than what winds up in the oceans. A recent scientific breakthrough involving a plastic-eating enzyme just might help us clean up our plastic-filled waters.

 It's a problem that seems harmless until it grows out of control...

It's a problem that seems harmless until it grows out of control...

Our latest Science News lesson introduces students to the recent news stories about the enzyme, as well as a 15-minute look at enzymes, mutations, and DNA. Preview the lesson here and dive in with your students!