• Marine Debris Program, Educational Materials – NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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A valuable set of materials which include puzzles, brain-teasers, coloring activities, and formal curricula for Grades 1-12.  All materials are available for download and to print. An Educator’s Guide to Marine Debris 
Designed as a stand-alone teaching tool or to supplement lessons for educators in both formal and informal settings. Appropriate for students grades K-12, with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) objectives.  Also available in Spanish. Ocean Pollution Tutorial 
Learn about non-point source pollution – what it is, history and types, methods used to detect pollutants and assess and reduce their damaging effects on the environment.
What We Know 
How is Plastic Pollution different than NOAA’s definition of Marine Debris? Find out about Types and Sources of Marine Debris, how it moves in the oceans, Impacts and Solutions to the problem. What’s Being Done? 
The problem is immense. The work that is being done is important, but it is resolving the problem? Learn about NOAA’s efforts at Prevention, Removal, Research, Emergency Response and Outreach    
       


Materials also available in Spanish

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