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Pollution solution respect the beach

Pollution Solution:Respect The Beach

An Interactive PowerPoint Presentation on

Marine Science Ecology

By Heidi Haines and Laura Newman


Southern california s unique marine environment

Southern California’s Unique Marine Environment

  • What do you love about Southern California’s beaches?

  • Sandy Beaches & Ocean Views

    • Surfing & Scuba

    • Fishing & Camping

    • History & Future Preservation

    • Swimming & Kayaking

    • Whale Watching & Exploring Tidepools


What makes our beaches unique

What Makes Our Beaches Unique?

  • Explore the “wild life” of our wildlife!

    Visit the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary’s online gallery

    Click and watch a movie:

    http://www.cinms.nos.noaa.gov/focus/

    avgallery.html


Caution danger ahead

Caution!DangerAhead!

Our oceans and beaches are at risk!

Pollution is endangering the

lives of our ocean creatures and

destroying their environment!

Click on:

http:/projects.edtech.sandi.net/

grant/oceanpollution/index.ht

Why?


What s happening

What’s Happening?

  • Pollutants (things that pollute the air, water and land) are damaging our lands, oceans and wildlife!

  • Learn how DDT, a pesticide, harmed the Bald Eagle on Catalina Island. Also, see video of the Island Fox!

  • Visit:

http://www.iws.org/

nestcam.htm


So what can kids do

So, what can kids do?

  • Learn about it! Find out what’s going on at your at your beach, in your ocean and your world!

  • Talk about it! Get friends and family interested in what’s going on in our own backyard. After all, it’s more fun to save the world with friends!

  • Get Involved! With your parents’ or teacher’s help, find an organization that’s right f or you. Start small – maybe a community

  • beach cleanup or a project for

  • school to make classmates aware!


Get involved

Get Involved!

Here are some great places to start learning and doing:

  • Channel Islands National Park

  • http://www.nps.gov/chis/

  • Amazing photos!http://www.terragalleria.com/parks/np.channel-islands.html

  • http://www.channel.islands.national-park.com/

  • http://www.cisanctuary.org/

  • http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/kids/kids.html

  • http://www.americanoceans.org/beach/kids.htm


Teacher resources

Teacher Resources

  • http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/02sab/background/edu/education.html

  • http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/

  • http://www.oceanalliance.org/education/index.html

  • http://www.nps.gov/chis/

  • http://www.channel.islands.national-park.com/

  • http://www.terragalleria.com/parks/np.channel-islands.html

  • http://www.cinms.nos.noaa.gov/

  • http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/BP_openocean/


Many thanks

Many Thanks

Our thanks to terragalleria.com for their beautiful backgrounds, and to all the web sites listed throughout the presentation. Their contributions to the education of our young people cannot be underestimated!


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