A collection of marine and coastal themed teaching resources, activities and field trips.

DOC resources

Other useful resources

A selection of marine themed learning and teaching resources produced by other organisations or groups.

Black petrels of Aotea - Great Barrier Island bird monitoring

Produced by Ed Jones, conservation volunteer
Video | All levelsWatch Black petrels of Aotea on YouTube

Māui's dolphin: An inquiry to action

Produced by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Inquiry unit | Levels: 2-4View the Māui dolphin inquiry to action

Life's a beach education resource

Provides learning activities about the beach environment - the sea, beach, sand dunes, dune vegetation and reserve areas.

Produced by Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Inquiry unit | Levels: 2-8Life's a beach

Life in the sea

Website includes research articles, activity ideas and online videos and images.

Produced by the Science Learning Hub, University of Waikato
Website | Levels: 1-4Life in the sea

The Blue Project - Explore, Learn, Act

A free digital resource that will extend the reach of marine education to classrooms around the country, so that students from Kaitaia to Bluff can experience the wonder of what lies beneath the ocean. The website uses 360-degree video to bring the marine environment to life, transporting students from their classrooms to the wonder of Kelly Tarlton's underwater experience.

Produced by SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's
Website | All levelsThe Blue Project

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