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  • In this activity, plastic bottles are used to simulate the link between land and sea. Students investigate some of the potential impacts increased nutrient use on land can have on the marine environment.

    By the end of this activity, students should:

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    Use the nutrient experiment to simulate the link between land and sea and discover more about the potential impacts of increased nuturient use on land.

    The activity Water run-off models how rain can affect soil erosion and ground stability.

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