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The Green Tailgate
January 31, 2020
This inaugural event at Boyd Anderson High School in Lauderdale Lakes is designed to provide students with a fun educational opportunity to create awareness on responsible management of plastics and offer alternatives to current practices (Change One Habit, Change the World).
NAMEPA is embarking on a new partnership with the Ovie Mughelli Foundation (OMF) to further our aligned goals of protecting the marine environment and educating youth and communities about environmental stewardship. OMF is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate and empower youth to save and sustain the environment through sports programs, gaming tools and “green hero” based comics. Ovie Mughelli is a former NFL player who is on a mission to educate underserved youth about the environment and on being leaders. NAMEPA brings marine education and environment expertise and maritime industry know how!
Students will participate in activities to learn about responsible management of plastics and how to take simple actions to Save Our Seas!
• Activities designed to engage using responsibly sourced food and products
• Play “Food Web Jenga”, discover what happens when you remove species from the marine food web
• Test your physical ability as you “Recycle on the Run” through an obstacle course
• Discover how long your plastic water bottle lives though “A Trashy Timeline” game
• Navigate to the safety of a coral reef in Sharks and Minnows Bean Bag Toss!