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Marine WATERs - Western Australia - Teacher Education Resources Government of Western Australia

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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.


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


  • Early 3-6



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PDF - 1.27 MB


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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