Jellyfish seems to be a very dangerous animal for us. But plastic is much more dangerous for our oceans.
Don't you think so?.
Sometimes, turtles eat plastic bags because they look like jellyfish. Isn't it dangerous?.
Plastic bottles can last for several years in our oceans, polluting the sea and becoming a poisonous food for fishes.
The jellyfish of this project is made out of recycled plastic kegs.
Before, the keg use be a craft beer container..After, it look like a jellyfishe.
With this project we can give a second life recycling plastic. It's not a real life, they do not breathe. But, if we watch them, we can think about how dangerous could be plastic trash in our oceans.
Wich one do you think that is more dangerous?
Jellyfishes or plastic bottles?
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Step 1: Step-by-step Summary
Step 2: Preparing the Plastic Keg - Barrel
We will remove the top and the bottom of the keg.
We will cut strips from the base to the top.
With a cooking torch, we will apply heat in order to make the tentacles. They will take curly shapes.
Step 3: Jellyfish
The jellyfish is ready to be hung. They can decorate an aquarium, Or hanging from the ceiling, it may look like a flying jellyfish
Step 4: Other Jellyfish Shapes
Step 5: Flying Jellyfish
Step 6: Jellyfish in the Sea
I can dream that may jellyfish has a real life, but it's just my immagination.
Plastic is more dangerous for the oceans than jellyfish.
What do you think?
The step by step illustration is made by Jaime