Coastal and marine environments

Coastal and marine environments promote student understanding of our beaches and the mysteries of our coasts (resources are being developed).

If you can’t find the topic you are looking for look on the freshwater or land-based environment pages.


The big picture

The big picture looks at, the basic principles of sustainability and understanding our environment, the interconnectedness of our ecosystems, local and global perspectives and the impact of human decisions. 

Coast and marine

Information pack


Marine life


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Students undertake hands-on monitoring and research of an aspect of their local environment to deepen their understanding of environments and ecosystem health.  


Fact sheet

ID charts

Marine pests



Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary educator resources


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Taking action

Students apply their new understanding of the environment and human impacts, and act to preserve or restore the local environment. Taking action is about empowering students to share their skills and knowledge with the local community to effect change. 


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Related links

Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges