Plastic Soup: A PSA for the Ocean

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will create a thirty second to one minute Public Service Announcement (PSA) that utilizes knowledge obtained from reading scientific articles, watching videos, and investigating internet resources. This lesson includes strategies for teaching diverse learners.
Author: 
Liz Gingrich
Grade Range: 
8
Duration: 
3-5 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
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future