How trash gets caught by ocean currents into certain locations.
This video describes the formation of the Texas-sized Great Pacific Garbage and the damage it wrecks on marine organisms living in the area.
In this video, Moore discusses the devastating effects of pollution in the ocean and shows shocking pictures of miles and miles of trash floating in the ocean.
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.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Ocean Garbage Patch.
To increase reading comprehension, activate prior knowledge, develop collaboration and communication with peers, and determine how key vocabulary words relate to one another using Text Scan.
To build a step-by-step description of a sequence for analysis, discussion, or communication using a Sequence Diagram.
Explains that plastic never really disappears; it causes untold problems for marine life.
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.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Ocean Garbage Patch. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.