Prodigious Plastic Pollution

Teachers: Eva Ahumada, Taft 7-12 Middle & High School
Jim Grano, Siuslaw Watershed Council

Scientist: Samreen Siddiqui, Oregon State University

Prodigious Plastic Pollution

Lesson Plan: Prodigious Plastic Pollution

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Anchoring Phenomenon

Prodigious Plastic Pollution

Driving Question

By identifying plastics in our daily lives and tracing their pathways to beaches and coastal waters, can we minimize the volume of these harmful pollutants?

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Team Plastic Fantastic Catastrophe ORSEA 2020-21

View the Capstone Poster presented about this project (August 26, 2021)


The 2020-21 ORSEA materials are based upon work supported by Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon Coast STEM Hub, as well as the National Science Foundation Regional Class Research Vessels under Cooperative Agreement No. 1333564 Award: OCE-1748726. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.