Plastics are ubiquitous, they’re found everywhere and we all have interacted with them at some point in our lives. Unfortunately, some of those plastics are getting into the marine ecosystem and this is a big problem. My name is Dr.
NARR: This is Amanda Parkes. She’s a design engineer with the tangible media lab at MIT… AMANDA: Our group works on this vision called tangible bits. Which is basically looking at how we can seamlessly move between the physical world
The cool, rigid, outer layer of the earth,the lithosphere, is broken into massive plates. There are about a dozen major plates and manysmaller plates in continuous motion as they collide with, slide under, or move pasteach other in a process known as plate tectonics. A plate