Tag archives for marine pollution

Great Pacific Garbage Patch

An enormous stretch of floating debris is circulating within the North Pacific Ocean.  This gyre – a system of rotating ocean currents – has collected a mass of rubbish, predominantly non-biodegradable plastics and chemical sludge, and is serving to demonstrate the severity of marine pollution. Whilst ocean trash contains rubbish from offshore ships, oil platforms […]

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Video winners! Problem with Plastic

Well done to the whole of Year 8 for the “Problem with Plastic” videos which we all thoroughly enjoyed last week. It was clear that you had spent a considerable amount of time planning, writing, videoing and editing these productions. The winners were: 1st Place: 8RF Grace, Pimmy, Ishmael, Klesa, Jacob and Nadia [iframe src=”” width=”480″ […]

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TED Lecture: Sylvia Earle – Yr 8 Homework

As part of your work looking into marine pollution and its consequences, SHB GEO would like you to watch the video which is linked below. The video is of a lecture given by a world renowned oceanographer, by the name of Sylvia Earle. Your homework is quite simple – to watch the video and prepare 3 questions that you […]

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