On the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1981 the Great Barrier Reef is an icon of the natural world. The area contains the world’s largest collection of coral reefs, with 400 types of coral, 1,500 species of fish and 4,000 types of mollusc.
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Geography | Ages 14-16
This unique scheme of work for GCSE Geography uses research carried out by the XL Catlin Seaview Survey expedition team in Timor-Leste and focuses on the interrelationship between humans and coral reefs.
Science | Ages 14-16
This Coral Oceans GCSE Science unit of work challenges students to think about the impact they have on coral reefs as they study their importance, the consequences of threats and how to protect them. The cumulative approach to this unit means students will develop skills throughout to complete a decision-making exercise in the last lesson.