Resources by Grade

Early learning activities

Reef focused materials linked to the Early Years Learning Framework.

Activities for young learners

Hands on science activities focused on learning about the Reef and about habitats and environmental issues.

Year 1

Activities for primary school learners in year 1

This science focused 8-week unit focuses on outcomes outlined in the Australian Science Curriculum for year 1. The topic is "habitat investigations".

Year 2

Activities for primary school learners in year 2

These hands-on science activities are designed for early learners from foundation year to year 2.

Year 3

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority year 3 science teaching unit

This science focused 8-week unit focuses on outcomes outlined in the Australian Science Curriculum for year 3. The topic is "exploring the Reef"

Year 4

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority year 4 science teaching unit

This science focused 8-week unit focuses on outcomes outlined in the Australian Science Curriculum for year 4. The topic is "endangered species: marine turtles".

Year 5

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority year 5 science teaching unit

This science focused 8-week unit focuses on outcomes outlined in the Australian Science Curriculum for year 5. The topic is "animal adaptations"

Year 6

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority year 6 science teaching unit

This science focused 8-week unit focuses on outcomes outlined in the Australian Science Curriculum for year 6. The topic is "let's go fishing"

Year 7

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority year 7 science teaching unit

This science focused 8-week unit focuses on outcomes outlined in the Australian Science Curriculum for year 7 . The topic is "wetlands"

Year 8

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority year 8 science teaching unit

This science focused 8-week unit focuses on outcomes outlined in the Australian Science Curriculum for year 8. The topic is "Coral bleaching".

Year 9

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority year 9 science teaching unit 

This science focused 8-week unit focuses on outcomes outlined in the Australian Science Curriculum for year 9. The topic is "ecosystems".

Year 10

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority year 10 science teaching unit

This science focused 8-week unit focuses on outcomes outlined in the Australian Science Curriculum for year 10. The topic is "Climate change".

Years 11 and 12

Investigation tasks high schools senior learners

Extended experimental investigations for senior science students.

Marine science resources and activities

Extended investigation tasks for marine students, marine science syllabus focused materials and marine science focused information pack.