IB learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the sources and distribution of pollution in the oceans.
  • Discuss the implications of the pollution of oceans by the disposal of radioactive material, oil and chemical waste.

Here is the worksheet for the lecture.


As you watch the videos,create a brain frame diagram on the source(s) and consequences of each type of ocean pollution

  • Oil – We will cover oil in more depth in the Hazards Unit next semester.
  • Radioactive Material
  • Chemical Waste


The Pacific Gyre Garbage Patch

Part 1 at 18:00

Part 3 at 6:40

Nuclear Waste

Chemical Waste:

Marine pollution: