Flipside Science - Healthy Oceans


What are some local actions we can take to protect our global ocean? In this Flipside Science unit, designed for a middle school audience, we'll dive into the issues affecting our oceanic resources and biodiversity. Here you'll find videos and activities on topics like plastic pollution in the ocean and marine invasive species.

Flipside Science is a youth-powered series that tackles complex environmental topics and empowers viewers to make a difference. This upbeat collection of videos, hosted by California Academy of Sciences youth, explores how local communities are addressing environmental problems with solutions ranging from vertical farming to greywater recycling.

Designed with a middle-school audience in mind, Flipside Science features media-rich units perfect for educators looking to engage their students in design thinking activities around environmental issues. The series will appeal to anyone wanting to learn more about how they can make a difference for the planet. Check out our units on Food, Water, Energy, and Ocean Health available for free at the California Academy of Sciences website: http://www.calacademy.org/educators/flipside-science.