Clean-up clues-Analyzing data
Target Group: Middle School
Subject: Plastics & Trash
Ocean Literacy Principle: 6
Students analyze the data of beach clean-ups in different countries, visualize the data and write a report.
Students analyze the data of beach clean-ups in three different countries, including their own country. They make graphs of the data, compare the results from different countries and write a small report. Students compare their result with a few classmates and discuss the differences. The students analyze the data from the 2017 Coastal clean-up report (see Reference Material). This activity can be found on page 16 of the Educator's Guide.
Computer, projector, graph paper, calculator.