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This webquest comes with a worksheet and an answer key. Each link in the webquest points to information that your students will need to complete the worksheet. Besides printing the worksheets, no other prep is needed to conduct this activity.
Students will explore the many challenges to healthy oceans today, including marine “garbage patches” and other ocean pollution, overfishing, bottom trawling, bycatch, ocean acidification, and the death of coral reefs.
United Nations, Smithsonian Institution, the Ocean and Climate Platform, the Waitt Institute, and the Marine Conservation Institute.
Includes the following:
• Webquest built around striking, high-resolution images, containing links to reputable real-world websites. Teachers may download future updates to webquest free of charge. Click preview to view. (PDF, 6 pages)
• Student worksheet (PDF, 17 questions, 4 pages)
• Answer key to student worksheet (PDF, 4 pages)
You may also be interested in these other webquests about human-environment interaction:
World Population Webquest
Protecting Wetlands Webquest
Running out of Fresh Water Webquest
The Uncertain Future of Fossil Fuels Webquest
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Kristina, Forward-Thinking Social Studies