Teacher’s Questions for Swirling Seas of Plastic Trash

SCIENCE

Before reading:

  1. When you throw away garbage, where does it go? Name a few places other than the dump where you’ve seen lots of trash.
  2. Have you ever seen photos of marine animals tangled in trash? How do you think trash ends up in the ocean?

During reading:

  1. List a few things a person could find at Kamilo Beach. List a few things a person could not find at Kamilo Beach.
  2. How many tons of trash do volunteers remove from the Kamilo Beach area each year?
  3. The North Pacific Ocean gyre ...

Source URL: https://student.societyforscience.org/article/teacher’s-questions-swirling-seas-plastic-trash