ACTIVITY BOOKS, CURRICULUM, ACTIVITY SHEETS, & CRAFTS
Understanding Marine Debris: Games and Activities for Kids of All Ages
An assortment of puzzles, brain-teasers and coloring activities help children understand the problem of marine debris while having fun at the same time. Suitable for all ages.
- Download screen-version pdf ( 2.1MB)
- Download print-version pdf ( 2.9MB)
- Activity Book pages translated into THAI ( 1.8MB) Translation courtesy of Green Fins Association, Thailand.
Flotsam and Jetsam: A Little Litter Goes a Long Way
This activity is geared towards students grades 8-12 and was developed by Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute of Marine Science. It uses data from the International Coastal Cleanup to help identify sources and impacts of marine debris. Click here.
NOAA Protect Our Oceans Activity Book ( 1.64MB)
Created by the NOAA Marine Debris Program and . Contains marine debris activities from "Understanding Marine Debris: Games and Activities for Kids of All Ages" available in the Marine Debris 101 section.
NOAA Marine Debris Coloring Book ( 9.51mb)
Created by Alan Bunn and James Coe.
Turning the Tide on Trash: A Learning Guide on Marine Debris
Originally developed by the Environmental Protection Agency, this set of lesson plans and background information introduces educators, students and researchers to the topic of marine debris. The interdisciplinary education guide is designed to provide maximum flexibility in the classroom: it can be used as a stand-alone teaching tool or to supplement work in other subject areas. Appropriate for Grades 1 through 12.
I Can Help Bookmarker - Bookmarker craft activity ( 30kb)
Magnet Craft Activity - Create cute and easy-to-make magnets all about marine debris ( 213kb)
Marine Debris Unscramble - Activity sheet ( 84kb)
- Activity sheet ( 25kb)
- Coloring sheet ( 130kb)