Kids! Here are some fun things for you to download and do!
Did you know there's seaweed in toothpaste!
The Pollution Problem – Download a cool WordSearch.
The Kelp Forest – Download another cool WordSearch.
Stuff with Seaweed – After you've gone on the seaweed treasure hunt download this list of stuff with seaweed in it!
The TIME it takes for debris to DECOMPOSE in the ENVIRONMENT
|Glass bottle||1 million years|
|Monofilament fishing line||600 years|
|Plastic beverage bottles||450 years|
|Disposable diapers||450 years|
|Aluminum can||80-200 years|
|Foamed plastic buoy||80 years|
|Rubber boot sole||50-80 years|
|Foamed plastic cup||50 years|
|Tin Can||50 years|
|Nylon fabric||30-40 years|
|Plastic film canister||20-30 years|
|Plastic bag||10-20 years|
|Cigarette filter||1-5 years|
|Wool sock||1-5 years|
|Waxed milk carton||3 months|
|Apple core||2 months|
|Orange peel||2-5 weeks|
|Banana peel||2-5 weeks|
|Paper Towel||2-4 weeks|
|Click Here to download Biodegradable Timeline
Source: Pocket Guide to Marine Debris, The Ocean Conservancy © 2003 pg. 10