Giant Garbage Patches: Ocean Gyres

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn about how plastic in the oceans is harmful and how the problem can be solved. They will then generate ideas for cleaning up the ocean and think of ways that plastic can be recycled.
Author: 
Gale Olp Ekiss
Grade Range: 
K-3
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
14: How human actions modify the physical environment