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

Rubber band entanglement exercise simulating the impacts of marine debris entanglement on marine animals' comfort and ability to feed.

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:  
• Impacts  
• Grade 3-5  
• Grade 6-8  
• Informal  
• Earth Science  
• Life Science  
Special Categories:  
• Class Discussion  
• Models  
NOAA Regions:   • Gulf of Mexico  • Southeast
Last updated Thu, 05/16/2024 - 01:16 pm EDT