NextGen Educational Curriculum 

Whether you're a teacher, informal educator, parent or someone who's interested in learning more about plastic pollution you'll want to check out our new Elementary and Middle/High School Next Generation Science Standards aligned curriculum! Much like our mission, both the elementary and middle/high school curriculum aim to help raise awareness and inspire action against plastic pollution. The curriculum is designed to be flexible so while it works as a cohesive unit, you can also draw lessons and activities to support many subjects through the lens of plastic pollution facts for kids. Thanks to the help of Aspire Public School, the curriculum has been peer reviewed and was selected by Next Generation Science Standards and featured as a “Quality Example of Science Lessons and Units." Our curriculum is in partnership with our cause partner COSTA hosted on Lonely Whale's Catch the Wave platform.


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Ocean Heroes Bootcamp

Join youth leaders throughout the world for the second annual Ocean Heroes Bootcamp to be held in Vancouver, Canada on June 28-30, 2019. Created in collaboration with UN Environment, Lonely Whale, Captain Planet Foundation, OceanWise and many other great orgs, this FREE youth summit is designed to provide young plastic pollution activists between 11-18 with the scientific knowledge, campaign development tools, and support necessary to tackle single-use plastics in their communities. Register or apply here for travel scholarships!  

Sailing around the world and want to get educated? Check out our #5GyresAmbassador made Trawlshare Curriculum.

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