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Free Reef Webinars!
We're promoting our Reef Guardian School Reef REEFlection task with FREE webinars! Join us to find out more, how you can participate in the task and share your connection to the Great Barrier Reef (and maybe win a prize, too). As part of this webinar, our Reef Education staff will share their connections to the Reef and some of their experiences through pictures and video. Everyone is welcome!
Reef Guardian School REEFlection Task
To celebrate 20 years of Reef Guardian Schools, we would love our past and present students, teachers, parents, and the community to share their stories with us.
Our mission is to celebrate the fantastic connections made with the Reef over the last 20 years.
We would love to know how your connection has influenced your ability to care, learn, take action and share knowledge towards Reef Stewardship.
2023 Student Eco Challenge
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority is calling for motivated and inspired school students to join us in this year’s Reef Guardian School Eco Challenge.
Recent research has identified 100 Jobs of the Future that are likely to be created in the next few years. In 2023, the aim of the challenge is for students to select a future job profile and showcase how they could apply their future skillset towards managing and protecting the health and longevity of the Reef.
FREE - Turtle Connections virtual learning experience!
Let’s celebrate World Turtle Day, 2023. Join our marine educators to gain an understanding of the biology and adaptations of sea turtles. Using examples from our aquarium's Turtle Hospital, we will examine the impacts of marine debris and look at how sea turtles are affected by other human threats worldwide and what actions are being taken to help protect sea turtle populations.
FREE - Introduction to the Great Barrier Reef webinars
LET'S CELEBRATE SEAWEEK
Learn about corals as the building blocks of the Great Barrier Reef and the roles that various organisms play within the Reef community. Gain an understanding of the importance of various relationships between organisms such as corals and their symbiotic algae, and anemones and anemonefish. Explore the simple actions that you can take regardless of where you live, to help protect the Great Barrier Reef and the animals that call it home.
FREE - virtual connections with the Research Vessel Investigator
We're excited to have scheduled two virtual connections with the RV Investigator on Wednesday 22 February, where Reef Guardian School teacher, Joline Lalime, will give us a tour of the vessel and introduce us to some of the researchers and the studies they’re undertaking.
Session 1: (primary schools) - Wednesday 22 February, commencing 9:00am (QLD time)
Session 2: (secondary schools) – Wednesday 22 February, commencing 12 noon (QLD time)
Critical water issues tackled by youth action
The 2022 Youth Response Conference was hosted by Pimlico State High School at the James Cook University campus in Townsville. The conference brought together over 15 industry expert organizations, 17 staff members from 14 schools and over 100 students from QLD, VIC, NSW, and SA.
Apex Camps upskills in Marine Science
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.
Apex Camps, part of Apex Australia, provides onsite accommodation and outdoor activities on their 10-acre grounds for School and Group camps, School Holidays, Birthday parties and Team Building events.
FREE - Introduction to the Great Barrier Reef virtual learning experiences
FREE Introduction to the Great Barrier Reef virtual learning experiences
Learn about corals as the building blocks of the Great Barrier Reef and the roles various organisms play within the Reef community. Gain an understanding of the importance of various relationships between organisms, such as corals and their symbiotic algae, and anemones and anemonefish. Explore the simple actions that you can take, regardless of where you live, to help protect the Great Barrier Reef and the animals that call it home. Questions are welcome throughout the sessions.