How trash gets caught by ocean currents into certain locations.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Ocean Garbage Patch.
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.