The U.S. Coast Guard pollution response team watches over Los Angeles in this interesting video.
See the most polluted and the cleanest beaches in the U.S. in this video.
Describes the formation of the Texas-sized Great Pacific Garbage and the damage it wrecks on marine organisms living in the area. ABC Nightline investigates the growing problem of plastic waste in the ocean.
Learn why a healthier ocean means a healthier planet, and find out how you can help.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Coastal Pollution.
To organize ideas, increase comprehension, synthesize learning, demonstrate understanding of key concepts, and reinforce vocabulary using a Quickwrite.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Using the March 2011 Japanese tsunami as a case study, students will predict where additional debris will be found, look at the current debris collection process, and be challenged to participate themselves in debris collection.
Plastic trash has created a habitat for microbes. Scientists are trying to find out if this is good or bad for the oceans.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Coastal Pollution. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.