Thursday, January 21, 2010

Getting Started with Ship-2-Shore!

Welcome aboard! Here are some suggestions about how to get started!

1) Read "Welcome Message from the Research Crew". This message, from crewmembers Dr. Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins, provides you a with bit of information about what we have to look forward to! (If you are short on time skip to #4)

2) Learn more about this research voyage by reading "North Atlantic Gyre Research Voyage- Background".

3) Catch up on what happened during the first part of the Atlantic Voyage under "Highlights from the Atlantic Voyage Leg 1"

4) Introduce your school and send a question to another participating school under "Welcome Aboard Participating Schools!"

Lesson Extensions
Teachers- Here are links to more activities and lessons relating to the topics discussed-
Ocean Currents and Plastic Pollution
Plastic Ingestion

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