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Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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Ages: 11 - 18
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Charles Moore - the Great Pacific Plastic Trash Island
From YouTube, produced by Ted TV
Charles Moore discovered a large floating island of garbage in the Pacific Ocean. Much of this trash is plastic. This video lecture explains where this trash comes from and what each person can do to help solve the problem. Charles Moore explains the... [more]
April 14, 2010 at 08:12 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Garbage Patch--Seven Million Tons of Trash!
From YouTube
There are over seven million tons of plastic spanning an area twice the size of Texas destroying our oceans and harming our food chains.
April 25, 2010 at 07:24 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
770 Views:
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
From YouTube, produced by scishow
Hank tells us about the enormous concentrations of plastic debris floating around in the Pacific Ocean, why they're there and why they're a problem. (03:23)
August 21, 2012 at 09:04 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
686 Views:
Sea Debris
From exploratorium.edu, produced by explo.tv
This video shows how the Pacific Ocean has a great amount of trash floating many miles from shore. It provides a good lesson for students on the importance of recycling and the damage floating trash does to animals. The video could also be used as a ... [more]
May 17, 2012 at 12:05 AM
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Ages: 7 - 12
1256 Views:
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (Gorilla in the Greenhouse)
From YouTube, produced by Jay Golden for SustainLane Media
This is an animation (07:43) to explain the Great Garbage Patch to younger viewers. Hufflebot will do anything to get that Wormulus out of his head, including creating a nation of plastic bags in the middle of the Pacific Ocean...until they get a tas... [more]
April 25, 2010 at 07:47 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Toxic: Garbage Island
From YouTube, produced by VBSdotTV
For years we've been reading about a patch of garbage the size of Texas floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, ingeniously dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Basically, any trash that gets dumped in the water rides the currents to this one... [more]
April 25, 2010 at 07:33 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
1214 Views:
Pacific Garbage Dump- Nightline
From YouTube
This video from Nightline explains that the Great Pacific Garbage Dump is a graveyard of toxic plastic. The video shows how the Patch is formed.
April 25, 2010 at 07:28 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch
From YouTube
The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch - Think twice the next time you use bottled water or use anything that is made out of plastic. This six-minute video is a slideshow with images and words. Many of the images show animals of the ocean habitat in d... [more]
April 25, 2010 at 07:42 PM
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