Lost or Abandoned Fishing Gear (Background)

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

Introductory reading on the sources and impacts of derelict fishing gear.

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  
• Solutions  
Audience:  
• Grade 3-5  
• Grade 6-8  
• Informal  
Subject:  
• Language Arts  
• Social Studies  
• Earth Science  
NOAA Regions:   • Gulf of Mexico  • Southeast
Last updated Thu, 05/16/2024 - 01:16 pm EDT