Marine Litter – What a Load of Rubbish!

Oceaneers Education Logo yellowAIMS

To raise awareness of the impact of Marine Litter on seabirds and other marine wildlife and to enlighten students on changes they can make to help reduce risks to marine ecosystems.

OBJECTIVES

With visual displays, samples and interactive activities the children will identify various sources of marine litter. We will explore good practices to minimise marine litter and discover the varying times taken for litter to degrade. Through games and arts and crafts we will appreciate marine animal’s interdependence on each other and their habitat and how they can be affected by marine litter.

DURATION

90 minutes.

LOCATION

This marine education roadshow can be held in either the school hall or school classroom.

 

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  • Construct an Underwater Microphone - Saint Maelruain’s National School, March 2017

    “Overall, a very informative and enjoyable workshop – the children really enjoyed it!” 

  • ARR! Marine Litter - Scoil Mhuire, February 2017

    “very entertaining and educational. Pitched very well to class level. Very interactive and engaging”

     

  • ARR! Marine Litter - St. Francis Xavier Junior School, February 2017

    “excellent, thank you”

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - St. Philomenas Primary School, March 2016

    “Extremely happy with the workshop. Looking forward to the next one”

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - Lusk National School, December 2015

    “we really enjoyed it, thank you!”

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - Glenageary Killiney National School, November 2015

    “A fantastic workshop, thank you”

  • ARR! Marine Litter - St. Colmcille Girls National School, March 2017

    “Loraine did an excellent job. The children learned a lot. Her resources were excellent. A very worthwhile workshop”

     

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - St. Louis Catholic School, March 2016

    “a really enjoyable session”

  • Construct an Underwater Microphone - St. Marys Boys National School, March 2017

    “Excellent, engaging with a very lively class”

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - Harold Boys’ National School, November 2015

    “excellent presentation! Thank you so much for coming to our school”

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - Lusk National School, December 2015

    “very interesting for both teacher and students”

  • Diving for Data - Lusk National School, November 2016

    “Workshop had a good flow to it, engaging, clear and precise. Enjoyable”

  • ARR! Marine Litter - Scoil Chaitriona Cailini, March 2017

    “Lively and engaging presentation, very informative. Level of presentation suitably pitched for age group. Very enjoyable!”

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - Lusk National School, December 2015

    “very interesting workshop. Captured the children’s imagination very well”

  • ARR! Marine Litter - St. Mary’s Boys National School, October 2016

    “Excellent, well delivered, very engaging and friendly”

  • ARR! Marine Litter - Springdale National School, March 2017

    “The class really enjoyed it. Thanks a million”

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - Lusk National School, December 2015

    “the class really enjoyed it and were very interested – didn’t want to leave for lunch!”

  • Diving for Data - Lusk National School, November 2016

    “Brilliantly delivered, interesting, enthusiastic facilitator, activities the children loved”

  • ARR! Marine Litter - Scoil Mhuire, Howth, February 2017

    “Videos, resources and general presentation were all very effective and suitable to the age group and class”

  • ARR! Marine Litter - St. Colmcille Girls National School, March 2017

    “Very clear message given, loved the idea of where the girls decorated their own bag for life”

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - Thornleigh Educate Together School, November 2015

    “very interesting presentation, loved the underwater sounds”

  • ARR! Marine Litter - St. Clare’s National School, April 2017

    “Excellent workshop”

  • Exploring our Oceans through Sound - St Mary’s Boys National School, November 2015

    “very good, confident and knowledgeable presentation”