Middle School: An Ocean of Plastics
Rating: Quality Work in Progress
Science Discipline: Life Science, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science
Year Reviewed: 2017
An Ocean of Plastics was designed to help students raise public awareness and take action against the global crisis of plastic pollution by reducing their individual impact, educating their family and communities, and proposing possible solutions to help monitor and minimize the effects of plastic pollution in our oceans. Students gain a deeper understanding of how the water cycle and ocean circulations allow plastics to collect in ocean gyres as well as the effects of plastic pollution on marine ecosystems.