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

A listening exercise where students predict and act out the movement of litter from a stream, through a watershed, into the ocean.

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  
Audience:  
• Grade 3-5  
• Grade 6-8  
• Informal  
NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas:  
• ESS3: Earth and Human Activity  
Subject:  
• Language Arts  
• Earth Science  
• Physical Science  
Special Categories:  
• Class Discussion  
• Models  
NOAA Regions:   • Gulf of Mexico  • Southeast
Last updated Thu, 05/16/2024 - 01:15 pm EDT