Connie: Fast fashion is leading to an increase in garment production. Garment production is the third largest cause of water pollution in China. This emphasises the impact that the fashion industry has.
This hands-on experiment will provide students with an understanding of the issues that surround environmental cleanup. Students will create their own oil spill, try different methods for cleaning it up, and then discuss the merits of each method in terms of effectiveness (cleanliness) and cost. They will be asked to put themselves in the place of both an environmental engineer and an oil company owner who are responsible for the clean-up.