Category Archives: Teacher Albatross Toolkit

Albatross Activities and Lessons for Teachers and Homeschoolers

These lessons and activities have been created by teachers for teachers and people who want to learn more about these incredible birds while having fun. They include topics such as Ecology, Geography, Art, English, Climate Change, and Plastic Pollution. Albatrosses are wonderful ambassadors of the ocean and our 2020-2021 Earth Honoree. They teach us about ecology, ocean health, marine debris, and […]

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5 Classroom Activities from NOAA for 6 to 12 Grades

The classroom activity package Winged Ambassadors – Ocean Literacy through the Eyes of Albatross is available free online courtesy of NOAA, Oikonos, and other partners. Albatrosses, charismatic and threatened seabirds, are ambassadors for a clean ocean because they traverse vast oceanic regions searching for floating food. Along their journeys, they ingest plastic trash and feed it to their chicks. These five lessons […]

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Albatross Coloring Art

Here is a very special piece made by Peter Winch who has been an Education Specialist at the Greater Farallones Association for the past 15 years. Before then Peter worked as a biological technician studying seabirds. He spent 5 months on French Frigate Shoals in 1996, and 3 months on Laysan Island in 1996/97.Peter also works as a naturalist for Oceanic Society where […]

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