Let’s talk trash
Target Group: Primary School
Subject: Plastics & Trash
Ocean Literacy Principle: 6
Students participate in a role playing game about the impact of marine debris. They how they can manage or prevent this problem.
Students learn more about marine debris by discussing the topic and predict which marine debris items will float or sink, which is tested in a big tub. In the role playing game a community has to explain how they impact the marine debris and come up with possible solutions. Examples of roles are a factory owner, a beach goer and a waste disposal company. The activity can be found on page 6 of the Educator's Guide. A Powerpoint presentation is also available.
Computer, projector, pieces of marine debris, tub, water.