compiled by Angela Colliver
Our marine and coastal environments are homes to a vast array of unique
animals and plants. Some of them threatened and endangered. these
places are learning grounds and prime sites for the development of
understandings and values about threatened and endangered species...in
particular the Sawfish, and the need to use our marine and coastal
environments wisely, to protect the animals and habitats that live
The activities within this resource can support teachers during Seaweek
- When planning learning activities which focus on threatened species in marine and coastal environments
- To give students opportunities to explore threatened species, in particular the Sawfish and the current ways we use, value and manage catchments, waterways and coastal and marine environments
- To take an active role in teaching about threatened species
- To contribute to the responsible development of our future citizens and the relationship with marine and coastal environments
- To empower students to take positive action for sustainable futures and to support the principles of sustainability.
You can use this resource to plan, provoke, stimulate, support and
inspire your teaching and learning program.
Please note that activities separated into Key Learning Areas and
activities have been linked to grade levels using indicators such as
(4-6) or (6-10).
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