Educator's Guide to Marine Debris: SE and Gulf of Mexico.

Discussion of litter-based sources of marine debris, including a brief look at impacts and prevention strategies, including an anecdote about seeds and litter found on the wrack line, or tidal line, in North Carolina.

The Educator's Guide to Marine Debris in the Southeast and Gulf of Mexico is designed for educators in both formal and informal education situations. It is a regional introduction to three main categories of marine debris: litter; derelict or abandoned boats; and lost or abandoned commercial and recreational fishing gear. It is appropriate for grades 5-8.

Lesson Plans
Marine Debris Topics:  
• Types and Sources  
• Impacts  
• Grade 3-5  
• Grade 6-8  
• Informal  
• Language Arts  
• Social Studies  
• Physical Science  
NOAA Regions:   • Gulf of Mexico  • Southeast
Last updated Thu, 05/16/2024 - 01:10 pm EDT