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Educational Resources

Participants in the Great Lakes Marine Debris Collaborative offer links and downloadable educational materials for people of all ages to learn about marine debris. Whether you are a formal educator or just interested in learning more, there are general and region-specific resources available.

Marine Debris Content Portlet
CMORE Marine Debris Lesson
Communicating for a Clean Future - Ohio Marine Debris Challenge
Great Lakes Marine Debris Education Webinar Recording
How big is a crowd?
Let's Talk Trash PowerPoint
Marine Debris Monitoring Toolkit for Educators
Marine Debris and Plastic Source Reduction Toolkit for Colleges and Universities
NOAA Educational Resources
Plastic Pollution and the Great Lakes
Polymers in our Waters - Marine Debris and Plastics
Waste in Place
Caring for our Rivers, Lakes, and Wetlands
Earth Day Bag Project
Great Lakes in my World
Lake-Aware Kids Engaged in Relevant Science (LAKERS) - Coastweeks Activity Guide
Marine Debris 101 Tip Card
Marine Debris Toolkit: Intro to Marine Debris Presentation
Monterey Bay Aquarium - Plastics in the Water column
Ocean Plastic Education Kit
Plastic Trash and Wildlife
Take Local Action for Global Change
What is the Impact of Beach Litter?