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Clean Ocean Action DLESE Reviewed Collection
This site is a type of Clean Water Act for Kids. Tips for preventing non-point pollution tips are offered in the following areas: Anglers, Beach, Boaters, Drivers, Ecotourism, Endangered Species, Holiday and Gift giving, Home, Kitchen, Laundry and Cleaning, Lawn and Garden, Personal Watercraft, Recycling, Scuba Diving, Shore Visitors, Smokers, Students, and Water Conservation. The site is full of information and tips on keeping our oceans clean. One link shows survey information in the form of a graph, which could lead very well into a social studies prompt. It also has a Mystery Marine Animal Clue, in which students are asked to identify a sea critter.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Anthony A. Totah Jr. Copyright 1997 - Clean Ocean Action. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-265
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Personal health
        • Populations, resources, environments
        • Sci. / tech. in society
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Ms Cindy Zipf
Clean Ocean Action