The NOAA Marine Debris Program and its partners offer free, downloadable education and outreach materials for people of all ages to learn about marine debris. Everyone has a role to play in raising awareness about the problem, including educators, parents, friends, youth leaders, non-profits, corporations, and industry.
Spread the word with brochures, curriculum, and more, and help keep the sea free of debris!
Hang a display in learning centers to educate visitors about “garbage patches,” put a poster in your classroom, or hand out brochures in your community. We have a limited amount in print. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for availability.
Download and print fast information on marine debris, the "garbage patch," the Marine Debris Program, and other hot topics.
Download an assortment of puzzles, brain-teasers coloring activities, and formal curriculum for Grades 1-12. All curriculum and activities are available for download and print!
The NOAA Marine Debris Program has a suite of scientific reports for download, including technical memos, topic papers, action plans, and workshop summaries.