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

Experiment comparing the breaking points of several weights of fishing line.

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  
Audience:  
• Grade 3-5  
• Grade 6-8  
• Informal  
NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas:  
• PS1: Matter and Its Interactions  
Subject:  
• Earth Science  
• Physical Science  
Special Categories:  
• Outdoor Activity  
• Scientific Method  
NOAA Regions:   • Gulf of Mexico  • Southeast
Last updated Thu, 05/16/2024 - 01:16 pm EDT