Garbage is part of the human experience, but the disposal of our waste can lead to complicated side effects. Marine debris is one of these side effects that is impacting our oceans. Investigate the origin of marine debris, the impacts it has on our waterways, and mitigation techniques that are being utilized to address the issue.
Each module will include a combination of readings, videos, and online resources to create an immersive virtual experience. This review is also intended to inspire further investigation, so please explore the resources available below as well as the associated Environmental Explorations.
Each session includes guidelines and materials to explore the featured topic. Our guided explorations are also designed with space for educators to make the sessions their own! Use the included materials, or draw from the Resource Toolbox below to tweak the sessions for your specific needs.
Use these curated resources from a wide variety of organizations to learn more about marine debris. Watch a video or listen in on a webinar. Focus on what kinds of questions the data can answer. Share your lesson plans with us, and we will add them to the collection! Find answers to your questions. Review Relevant Terms...