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Welcome to the ReefED!

A one stop shop for all things Great Barrier Reef Education.

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and its national education centre for the Great Barrier Reef, Reef HQ Aquarium, offer an extensive range of educational resources and programs. These resources are curriculum-linked for all year levels, from early learning to grade 12.

Scroll down to access these educational resources.

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The Reef Education team recently traveled to Picnic Bay in Magnetic Island to train Apex Camps staff members in using the Be a Marine Biologist for a Day suite of educational resources.

Reef Education team and Apex staff training day

FREE Introduction to the Great Barrier Reef virtual learning experiences

FREE - Turtle Connections virtual learning experiences

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The Great Barrier Reef is home to a tremendous diversity of marine life, and this presentation will introduce you to a selection of amazing reef creatures.

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Our education resources cover a range of topics to teach and learn about the Great Barrier Reef including climate change, sea country connection, sustainability, wetlands, threats to the Reef, biodiversity. Below you can find resources, including our Reef Beat poster series, science unit plans, student activity sheets, videos and much more!
Click on the tabs or apply filters to browse through the resources by year level and topic.
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Discovery Workshop Information for Teachers Open

2023 Reef Guardian School Discovery Workshop Information for Teachers package

  • Reef Guardians
Traditional Owners' Reef StoryWatch

A story about the Traditional Custodians of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Climate change
  • Coastal ecosystems, habitats
  • Indigenous use
  • Responsible Reef practises
Diver monitoring coral health
Careers on the Reef VLE program flyer Open

Green sea turtle
Turtle Connections VLE program flyer Open

Aerial view of the Reef
Management of the Great Barrier Reef VLE program flyer Open

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Image of Discovery Course Information for Teachers
Discovery Workshop Information for Teachers Open

2023 Reef Guardian School Discovery Workshop Information for Teachers package

  • Reef Guardians
Traditional Owners' Reef Story Watch

A story about the Traditional Custodians of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Climate change
  • Coastal ecosystems, habitats
  • Indigenous use
  • Responsible Reef practises
Green sea turtle
Turtle Connections VLE program flyer Open

Sea turtle hatchlings
Life cycles and growing up on the Reef VLE program flyer Open

Rhinoceros sea star
Creatures and their features VLE program flyer Open

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Image of Discovery Course Information for Teachers
Discovery Workshop Information for Teachers Open

2023 Reef Guardian School Discovery Workshop Information for Teachers package

  • Reef Guardians
Traditional Owners' Reef Story Watch

A story about the Traditional Custodians of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Climate change
  • Coastal ecosystems, habitats
  • Indigenous use
  • Responsible Reef practises
Diver monitoring coral health
Careers on the Reef VLE program flyer Open

Green sea turtle
Turtle Connections VLE program flyer Open

Aerial view of the Reef
Management of the Great Barrier Reef VLE program flyer Open

Showing 70 results
Image of Discovery Course Information for Teachers
Discovery Workshop Information for Teachers Open

2023 Reef Guardian School Discovery Workshop Information for Teachers package

  • Reef Guardians
Traditional Owners' Reef Story Watch

A story about the Traditional Custodians of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Climate change
  • Coastal ecosystems, habitats
  • Indigenous use
  • Responsible Reef practises
Diver monitoring coral health
Careers on the Reef VLE program flyer Open

Green sea turtle
Turtle Connections VLE program flyer Open

Aerial view of the Reef
Management of the Great Barrier Reef VLE program flyer Open

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