1
Don’t you think it’s time we all have an honest trash talk? Ocean Today, in partnership with the NOAA Marine Debris Program, presents Regional Emmy® Award-winning TRASH TALK, a 15-minute special feature on marine debris for World Ocean Day. It is specially designed to be part of your World...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Teaching Media Videos or Animations
Save to List
2
View videos about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and response to environmental damage.
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Teaching Media Videos or Animations
Save to List
3
Covering 70% of the Earth's surface, the ocean plays a major role in our climate, weather, and living conditions for plants and animals. Through the NOAA Adopt a Drifter Program, kids are learning about ocean currents in real time, as scientists collect and analyze ocean data.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
Teaching Media Videos or Animations
Save to List
4
Watch a video on what happens when an oil spill reaches the Gulf's Loop Current.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Teaching Media Videos or Animations
Save to List
5
Through these exercises, students learn the impact humans have on estuaries.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Classroom Activities Curricula and Instruction
Save to List
6
Students use the Tides Online web page to answer questions on this student worksheet.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Classroom Activities Curricula and Instruction
Save to List
7
The Marine Debris Tracker spreads awareness of marine debris, as well as serves as an easy to use and simple tool for marine debris data collection.
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
Data Sets Teaching Media
Save to List
8
Download an assortment of puzzles, brain-teasers, coloring activities, and formal curricula from NOAA's Marine Debris Program. Grades 1-12.
Grade Level   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Classroom Activities Curricula and Instruction
Save to List
9
This map shows the locations of oil spills and other incidents for which NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) provided scientific support for the response. It also shows the locations of other major spills, but it does not show the location of every significant oil spill.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Maps and Visualizations Teaching Media
Save to List
10
View images the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and response to environmental damage.
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Image Collections Teaching Media
Save to List
11
The collections in this thematic area provide educational resources to increase the understanding of marine life, the pressures that threaten their existence, and the role each of us play in the stewardship of marine ecosystems.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Classroom Activities Curricula and Instruction
Save to List
12
NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary has educational resources for learning about the effects of increased acidity in the oceans. Watch video lectures on ocean acidification, or download hands-on activities to explore the topic. For example, the game Help Nemo Find His Home! (grades 4-8)...
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Classroom Activities Curricula and Instruction
Save to List
13
You and your fellow players are the leaders -- citizens, policymakers, business leaders, nonprofit leaders, and researchers -- of a coastal city. Your job is to make smart decisions that will increase the city's resilience to climate change. This Beat the Uncertainty activity includes instructions,...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Classroom Activities Curricula and Instruction
Save to List
14
Science On a Sphere® (SOS) is a room sized, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a six foot diameter sphere, analogous to a giant animated globe. Researchers at NOAA developed Science On a Sphere® as an educational tool to help illustrate...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Data Sets Teaching Media
Save to List
15
"Free, downloadable posters and brochures from NOAA's Marine Debris Program. Hang a display in learning centers to educate visitors about """"garbage patches,"""" put a poster in your classroom, or hand out brochures in your community."
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Curricula and Instruction Curriculum Materials
Save to List
16
Published in 2019
Each year, the NOAA Marine Debris Program sponsors a nationwide art contest in an effort to get children thinking about how they can keep debris out of the ocean. Kindergartners through 8th graders from all over the country submit artwork depicting the marine debris problem, and the program selects...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Classroom Activities Curricula and Instruction
Save to List