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Ocean and Atmospheric Administration: Teach #DebrisFree - The US NOAA has ideas to help educators and students learn about and take action toward reducing marine debris. site annotation for Ocean and Atmospheric Administration: Teach #DebrisFree

http://www.noaa.gov/stories/teach-debrisfree-and-become-part-of-solution-to-ocean-pollution


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National Geographic: Ocean Education - This is a collection of lesson plans, across the grade levels, that address ocean-related issues and topics. site annotation for National Geographic: Ocean Education

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/programs/oceans-education/


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Debris Dilemmas: Trash on the Spin Cycle lesson plan - This lesson plan for grades 5-8 works in conjunction with the short video with Jean-Michel Cousteau, "Trash on the Spin Cycle". Learn about the serious problem of ocean pollution and the North Pacific Gyre. site annotation for Debris Dilemmas: Trash on the Spin Cycle lesson plan

http://www.pbs.org/kqed/oceanadventures/educators/kure/debris.html


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Kure Waste Chase - lesson plan - Use the tips and handouts in this lesson plan to turn the Kure Waste Chase game (link included in pdf) into a structured learning activity for your students. site annotation for Kure Waste Chase - lesson plan

http://www.pbs.org/kqed/oceanadventures/educators/pdf/WasteChase-lesson.pdf