Mess That We Made, The

A story about the impacts of garbage and boats in the oceans, “The Mess We Made” uses vibrant, full-page images to help readers understand the massive problem of ocean pollution. The book portrays the global implications of the Pacific Garbage Patch on marine life and the world’s beaches. The picture book uses eye-catching images and easy-to-access information that encourage readers to increase their awareness and participate in actions to combat ocean pollution to save ocean life. Engaging and accessible for a younger audience, the resource is also suitable for older students and may inspire dialogue around ethical fishing practices, landfills, and plastics use. In the classroom, teachers may use the book to encourage discussions about global waste, microplastics, or to explore how water is a limited resource.
Lord, M.
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Applied Design, Skills & Technology