Science lessons

Explore education resources aligned to Science Stages 3-5 of the Australian curriculum.

Science Years 5&6

These resources are designed for teaching students Science in Years 5 & 6 (ages 10-12).

Marine habitats and overfishing

Marine habitats and overfishing

Explore what life looks like underwater, learn about different marine habitats, and discover how fish species have adapted to unique marine environments.

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What is a fish?

What is a fish?

Learn about the scientific characteristics of a fish, the unique features of different fish species, and how these influence their habitats and behaviour.

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Science Years 7&8

These resources are designed for students Science in Years 7&8 (ages 12-14).

Marine food webs and overfishing

Marine food webs and overfishing

Explore how food webs work in the marine environment, the consequences of overfishing on ocean life, and how sustainable fishing protects marine ecosystems.

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Food: Different by Design

Food: Different by Design

This lesson introduces learners to some of the ways that seafood production can be designed for a more sustainable future. Learners will discover some of the innovations being made in aquaculture and wild fishing to help reduce pollution and entanglements with marine wildlife.

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Science Years 9&10

These resources are designed for students Science in Years 9&10 (ages 14-16).

Science for sustainable oceans

Science for sustainable oceans

Understand how the world’s oceans are at risk from overfishing, how scientific knowledge can be used to prevent overfishing, and ways that science can be used to support sustainable fishing.

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Unsustainable fishing challenges

Unsustainable fishing challenges

Learn about a number of unsustainable fishing challenges affecting our oceans today.

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