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Coral Reefs

Students will investigate the formation and biology of coral reefs and the diversity of life they support. Students will also understand threats to the health of coral reefs.

Topics

  • Adaptations
  • Beachcomber
  • Biodiversity
  • Biology
  • Climate
  • Conservation
  • Coral Reef
  • Ecology
  • Ecosystems
  • Geology
  • Human Impacts
  • Indian Ocean Territories
  • Lifecycles
  • Marine Science
  • Pollution
  • Sustainability

Years

  • Early 3-6

Curriculum

EnglishScience

Media Type

PDF - 1.27 MB

Objectives

Students will:
  • Demonstrate how coral reefs form.
  • Understand the biology of corals.
  • Recognise the importance of coral reefs in the marine ecosystem.
  • Identify threats to coral reefs around the world.

Australian Curriculum Outcomes

  • ACELY1694
  • ACSHE062
  • ACSSU073

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