ANSWER THIS QUESTION IN YOUR OWN WORDS AND EXPLAIN: If you were on a boat out in the “East Pacific garbage patch” describe what you think you would see. Would you necessarily see heaps of plastic? If you did not see acres of plastic water bottles, etc. would you assume that the water is clean and free of plastic pollution?
- Please access and read this online article by Captain Charles Moore about floating plastic trash in the ocean: Trashed: Across the Pacific Ocean, Plastics, Plastics, Everywhere.
Citation of the article:
Charles Moore. 2003. Trashed: Across the Pacific
Ocean, Plastics, Plastics, Everywhere. Natural History Magazine. Volume 112(9).
- Watch a minimum of two videos.
- Read a minimum of two additional websites that discusses plastic pollution in the ocean. In our class website, I have provided a series (library) of websites resources to help you. You are not limited to these websites. Venture forth and find even better ones. If you find additional great ones, let us know.
- In your PART A post, answer in depth at least one the questions listed below. Your post must be a minimum of 250 words in length. You may not simply copy and paste information from online. I want you to prepare your post in your own words. Cite your sources within your post using abbreviated citations such as “(www #2)” and provide the complete citations for your sources at the end of your posts. A complete citation includes two parts: 1) the website’s title and 2) the website’s URL.