Sunday, April 22, 2012

Space invaders; marine pests

AUSMEPA are strong supporters and education partners with Marine Discovery Centres Australia. Below find news about some lesson plans out of Western Australia that may excite science teachers as suggested on MDCA news page here

Marine Pests…

To kick off the new school year, Marine WATERs (West­ern Aus­tralian Teacher Edu­ca­tion Resources) presents their lat­est suite of edu­ca­tion mate­ri­als on Marine Pests. Check out the Pest Con­trol Les­son PlanIntro­duced Marine Species Fact Sheet and their most excit­ing inter­ac­tive resource yet – the ‘Pest Line-up’ game!
Marine WATERs is an ini­tia­tive of the Depart­ment of Fish­eries, WA and Wood­side Energy. An inter­ac­tive and fully inte­grated resource that con­nects edu­ca­tors and stu­dents with resources and tools devel­oped specif­i­cally to study West­ern Australia’s unique marine ecosys­tems and address chal­lenges fac­ing the sus­tain­abil­ity of our aquatic resources.

Teachers may like to check out AUSMEPA's Marine Pests and Threats units here

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