Monday, June 22, 2015

Clean the oceans! 20 year old Inventor is following through!

Most people say they are going to do something, and  it just that talk.  Even when you make it to a TED talk, you talk.  But this young man is really doing what he spoke about!  He is serious about cleaing up the ocean.

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3047064/hows-that-working-out-for-you/this-20-year-old-inventor-said-he-could-clean-up-the-ocean-now

Key Terms
 marine cleanup machine 
sketched a vision
 minor celebrity
 painstaking work
 feasibility study
 crowdfunding campaign 
 conclusive
vessels 
return leg 
durability
biggest hurdles
 technological boundaries 


Questions
What is the goal of this project? 
How old was Boyan Slat when he spoke at TED talks?
What is his vision of this project? 
Why is this project important? 
What are the long term effects of this project? 
How can trash in the ocean be prevented? 
Have you personally seen the effects of ocean pollution? 




Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher 



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