2010.54.16238

Troubled Oceans
1991
22.5 in HIGH x 28.5 in WIDE
(57.15 cm HIGH x 72.39 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.16238

"prepared by Creative Network: design by Karen Colwell, illustrated by Tim Blough [American Teaching Aids logo] ATA 8289 Troubled Oceans 1991 American Teaching Aids, Minneapolis, MN" in white on the bottom edge at the left, with individual photo credits at the right. "ATA 8289 Troubled Oceans (c) 1991 American Teaching Aids Minneapolis, MN made in U.S.A." in black across the bottom of each of the six sections on verso. List of American Teaching Aid posters, activity credits and a barcode, all in black on verso bottom near the right.

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a brown background. At the top is "Troubled Oceans" in white with red outlines. To the bottom left of the title is a section of white text about ocean pollution. On the left side is a color photo of beer cans littering a beach, with an illustration of a dolphin jumping imposed over the top. Below the dolphin is black text about dolphin safety and at the bottom of the photo is black text about polluted beaches. At the right is a circular image of a fish swimming amidst healthy coral, with a square image to the left of unhealthy coral. At the top right is white text about dying coral reefs. At the bottom right is a color photo of black ocean water splashing on rocks, with black text about oil spills at the bottom. Above the photo, to the right, is an image of an oil-soaked bird. Poster verso has black text printed on white paper and is designed as a teaching aid, divided into six sections (three columns/two rows) with the headings "How Pollution Affects Water Plans", "Teacher''s Guide", "Take-Home Poster", "Examine a News Article" (continuing onto the next section) and "Understanding Coral Reefs".
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