Lesson Plan Resources

Use these resources to enhance your lesson! They are all optional so choose the ones you think work best for your audience. Sort with the "Resource Type" option to view the resources that go along with each step in the lesson. Get creative and make it your own!

Investigating Plastic Pollution – The Basics

Algalita Marine Research Foundation Video • English
Aquatic Cleanup Guide • English
Bag It Film Screening • English
Blue Film Screening • English
Discussion Starter • English
Infographics about Plastic Pollution • English
It's Everybody's Ocean Film Screening • English
Love Letters to the Sea Activity • English

Make reusable bags out of old t-shirts.

Make Reusable Bags • English
Marine Debris Creative Advocacy Competition • English
Plastic Free July Resources • English

Plastic Free July – it’s as easy as this!

Plastic Free July Video • English
Plastic Jellyfish Activity • English

How Does Plastic Reach the Ocean from Inland Areas?

Plastic Oceans Video • English
Plastic Pollution Facts • English
Plastic Pollution Photos • English
Plastic Pollution Solutions • English
Plastic Pollution Survey • English
Plastic Pollution Survey Answer Key • English

List of reusable alternatives to common plastic items.

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Reusable Alternatives • English
Rise Above Plastics Activist Toolkit • English
Rubber Band Hand Activity • English
Single-Use Plastic Daily Log & Alternatives Worksheets • English
Smog of the Sea Film Screening • English
Solutions Worksheet • English
Straws Film Screening • English

Short stories from the World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council.

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Success Stories • English

Tasini: the key to breaking the plastic bag habit

Tasini Bags Video • English

by Rory Moon

Throw Away Culture Video • English

#CleanSeas Break-Up PSA: "It's not me, it's you."

UN Environment Video • English

These photos are optional to share with the success story you choose.

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Youth Advisory Council Photos • English
Youth for the Ocean • English

Available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

Zero Plastic Lunch • English