Non Fiction Series for Early Learners (EY)
Science and Nature Scholastic Education 1999
Titles include: Sharks, Sharks, Sharks; Ocean; A Dolphin is not a Fish; This Bird Can't Fly; Counting Penguins!; Water; Coral Reef; Sea Creatures; What Comes in a Shell?; The Things Birds Eat.
Marine Life for Young Readers Dominie Press Inc. 1999
Titles include: Coral; Sea Turtles; Starfish & Urchins; Sharks & Rays; Fish; Seashells; Octopuses, Squid & Cuttlefish; Crabs, Shrimp & Lobsters.
Non Fiction Series for Middle Years (MY)
Animals of the Oceans J. Hodge, Lothian Books 1999
Titles include: Whales, Dolphins, Seals, Sealions, Walruses, Penguins.
Knowing Australia Series: M. Woolley & K. Pidgon, Macmillan Australia, 2000
Coastlines, Islands and Beaches
Ports, Towns and Cities
Water Worlds Series: C. Hook, B. Blaxland, P. Ampt & M. Bell, Macmillan, Australia 2000
The Earth Series: W.Blaxland, Macmillan, Australia 2000
Climate and Atmosphere
Oceans and Seas
Life Cycle Series: D. Noonan, Macmillan Australia 1999
The Emporer Penguin
The Green Turtle
Life in the Sea Series: L. Taylor & N.Wu, Macmillan Australia 1999
The Caribbean Sea
The Indian Ocean
The Pacific Ocean
The Red Sea
Australian Habitats Series: M. Roc & K. Hawke, Macmillan Australia 1998
Australia's Convicts Series: W. Macdonald, Macmillan, Australia, 1999
Life at Sea
What on Earth is a
.? Series E. Ricciuti, Macmillan Australia 1999
What on Earth is a Nudibranch?
What on Earth is a Sea Squirt?
Contact the Gould League of Victoria for their latest catalogue. (03) 9532 0909
Favourites include: Beachcombing; Common Seabirds; Common Shells; Creatures of the Deep; Penguins; Rockpool Life; Seahorses and Seadragons; Sharks of Australia and Whales
The Victorian Department of Natural Resources and Environment NRE stocks a wide range of marine related posters. Phone for a catalogue (03) 9637 8325 or order via internet: www.nre.vic.gov.au/sales/infocntr/index.htm
The Australian Knowledge Resources supplies a quality seashore life poster set.
Contains 12 x A3 posters of marine animals and their environment in close-up. Matching puzzles and activity books are also available.
Ph: 1800 658 311 (Aust only) or (61) (03) 9560 4867 Fax: (03) 9561 9714 Or order via the internet: http://www.akr.com.au
Contact Tim Allen at the Marine & Coastal Community Network Ph: (03) 9650 4846 for information on Australia's Unique South marine posters and information brochures:
Series 1: Forests of the Sea Seagrass Meadows Sponge Gardens
Series 2: Open Sea Seamounts Soft Bottoms
Southern Biological Services stock a range of classification and dissection charts suitable for senior students. Ph: (03) 9877 4597
Sea life Models, Jig-saws & Puppets
Windmill Educational Supplies Pty Ltd Ph: 1 800 333 634
Modern Teaching Aids Ph: 1 800 251 497
The Educational Experience Pty Ltd Ph: 008 025 270
Australian Knowledge Resources Ph: 1800 658 311 Internet: http://www.akr.com.au
Beachcombing Kit (MY LY)
Produced by the Marine Discovery Centre Queenscliff 2000. Aimed at Primary and Secondary to Year 10.
Primary kit includes age appropriate resources and guide Matching games, What am I? Etc.
Secondary kit includes classification resources - Molluscs, Crustaceans etc. and an age appropriate resource guide.
Both kits include a selection of quality marine posters. Available from the Marine Discovery Centre in Queenscliff (03) 5258 3344
Borrow for 3 weeks Minimal cost + return postage
Drains to the Bay. A water pollution kit (MY)
Melbourne Water and Rotary 1992
Contains a 10 minute video, information booklet for teachers including suggested activities. Available from the Gould League (03) 9532 0909
Marine and Coastal - Endangered Ecosystem Information kit
Victorian National Parks Association Ph: (03) 9650 8296
Port Phillip Bay Environmental Study Primary Education Kit (MY) Produced by Melbourne Water 1996 Available from the Gould League (03) 9532 0909
Primary teacher resource about Port Phillip Bay or a water catchment. Package includes a teachers' booklet with background information and Science, SOSE and Technology activities, a bay poster map and a video.
Port Phillip Bay Environmental Study Secondary Education Kit (MY LY) Produced by Melbourne Water 1996 Available from the Gould League (03) 9532 0909
Secondary teacher resource about Port Phillip Bay. Includes information on plant and animal life, physical and geological processes and the health of the Bay. A number of posters, information sheets and a video completes this package.
Secrets of the Sea Curriculum Resource Kit (EY) Science and Technology Education in Primary Schools (STEPS) multi-media resource. Package includes 2 x 30 minute video programs, a CD and a detailed curriculum booklet. An interactive website is developed around this package at http://www.sofweb.vic.gov.au/steps
Swan Bay Catchment Awareness Project. Schools Education Kit (MY) Marine and Freshwater Resources Institute Queenscliff, Victoria 1997
The Water Cycle J. Dart & M. Galletly. Barwon Water 1993 Information booklet of activities and video for P-6 students. Developed for the Geelong area but could be adapted. Available from Barwon Water Ph: (03) 5226 2332
The Waterways of Ocean Grove Schools Education Kit (Up-dated 2000) (MY). Available for loan from Barwon Coast Committee of Management Ph: (03) 5254 1115
Marine Kit (EY MY)
Teacher resource containing books, posters and stickers. Available for purchase from the Gould League.
Water Safety Play it Safe by the Water Primary School Education Kit. A Victorian Government Initiative. 1999
Waterwatch Education Kit (MY)
Produced by Waterwatch Victoria and Barwon Water 1997. Information and activities designed to highlight water quality issues in Victoria's waterways and wetlands.