Welcome to our Marine World

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Welcome to our Marine World"

Transcription

1 Education Booklet Excursions & Field Trips 2014

2 Welcome to our Marine World Education Research Conservation Our Mission To be a self sustaining community organisation recognised internationally as a leader in the provision of ecologically sensitive dolphin and marine interactive experience through its conservation, research and education programs. The Dolphin Discovery Centre is a not-for-profit Community Centre supported by: Coastcare Australia (CCA) National Marine Discovery Centre Network (NMDC) Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPAW) Department of Fisheries (DOF) Scitech Perth Murdoch University (MU) South West Development Commission (SWDC)

3 THE DOLPHIN DISCOVERY CENTRE HAS WORKED IN CONSULTATION WITH THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING TO DEVELOP THE EDUCATION SERVICES OUTLINED IN THIS BOOKLET. At the Dolphin Discovery Centre (DDC) we provide educational activities and field based learning in marine and environmental studies. These activities include both incursions and excursions and the content within each has been designed to not only be interactive, entertaining and educational, but also to focus on and Biology as described within the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) materials (v5.0 May 2013). Within the ACARA model, our program content for all school years cover the science strands of and Understanding, as a Human Endeavour and Inquiry Skills inclusive of Cross Curriculum Priorities such as Sustainability and Aboriginal Histories and Cultures. Located two hours south of Perth on the foreshore of Koombana Bay in Bunbury, the Centre is surrounded by a diverse range of marine and coastal habitats including the Indian Ocean, Koombana Bay, the Leschenault Estuary, the Leschenault Inlet, and the white mangrove colony. Each habitat represents a unique natural resource and an ideal opportunity to learn and have fun. Indian Ocean Koombana Bay Leschenault Estuary Please share this booklet with your colleagues. Mangrove Habitat

4 CONTENTS 1. To Make A Booking 5 2. Cost of Activities 6 3. Excursion / Activity Program a) Foundation School Year 2 Activity 1: See Under the Sea 7 Activity 2: What s in the Mud 8 b) School Years 3-6 Activity 3: The Sea & Me 9 Activity 4: Mangroves are from Mars 10 c) School Years 7 10 Activity 5: Dolphin Dynamics 11 Activity 6: Mud, Mangroves & the Millennium 12 d) School Years Activity 7: The Marine World 13 Activity 8: Fisheries : Herring Dissection 13 e) Incursion Programs Activity 9: Bring the Sea to Me (all school years) 14 f) Boat Based Activity School Years 5 12 Activity 10: Boats, Biology & the Bay 14 g) Other Activities Activity 11: Aboriginal Histories and Cultures 15 Activity 12: School Staff Information Visit 15 Activity 13: Staff Professional Development Workshop 15 4

5 1. TO MAKE A BOOKING Telephone: (08) Fax: (08) Postal Address: PO Box 1178, Bunbury, WA 6231 Please have the following details available when you call: List of possible dates for your visit. The tour you have chosen from this booklet. Target Outcomes and desired ACARA Content Descriptions to be covered. Your estimated arrival and departure times. The number of students, teachers and assistants that will be visiting (note: minimum number of students is 15 per tour). School and teachers contact details (Inc. fax and address) ABN Number and Purchase Order Number. On confirmation of your booking we will forward: Evacuation and emergency documentation. Working with Children clearance. Insurance certificate of currency including marine insurance (if boat tour is booked). Activity sheets (if requested). Invoice for day of tour. Booking Terms and Conditions. Water Based Excursions Please note that all excursions at the Centre are considered to be Non Water Based Excursions (with the exception of the boat tours). Should dolphins visit the Interaction Zone the students will observe and record the dolphin s visit and behaviour from the shoreline. It will be at the discretion of the school as to whether the students are able to approach or enter the water however it should be noted that the DDC does hold Public Liability Insurance to the value of $

6 2. COST OF ACTIVITIES Activity Title School Year Level Duration (inc. 15 min break) Cost p/student 1. See Under the Sea Kindy Year 2 90 min $ What s in the Mud? Kindy Year 2 90 min $ The Sea and Me Year min $ Mangroves Are From Mars Year min $ Dolphin Dynamics Year min $ Mud, Mangroves and the Millennium Year min $ The Marine World Year min $ Fisheries Year min $ Bring the Sea to Me (Incursion Program) All Ages min $ Boats, Biology and the Bay Year min $ Aboriginal Histories and Cultures All Years min $ School Staff Information Visit Teachers 15-30min FREE 13. School Professional Development Visit Teachers min Group Rate Please note our Terms and Conditions regarding teachers and assistants. Whilst there is no charge for the nominated teacher/s of the visiting class, only 1 assistant for every 10 students will be free of charge. Also note that all passengers participating in activity 9 will be charged the full rate and a group rate applies for Activity 11.

7 3. EXCURSIONS / ACTIVITIES A. Foundation (P) Year 2 Pre Primary, Kindergarten, Years 1 and 2. ACTIVITY 1 See Under the Sea 90 minutes In this fun and interactive program students will observe and investigate marine animals in a range of different habitats. They will also be introduced to the concept of human impact such as pollution and the importance of looking after our marine environment to protect the animals they see and feel during the excursion. Students will: Explore a variety of marine animals and habitats found in the aquarium room and appreciate how and why they look / behave differently. Learn more about marine animals through games, discussions, cinema and role play activities: Develop an understanding of dolphins and other marine life through games, sand sculpturing and other beach activities (weather dependent). Participate in a beach treasure hunt for natural and processed materials on the shoreline. Learn more about endangered and threatened species and how we can protect them through the Turtle Rehabilitation Project (seasonal). Major Strands understanding as a human endeavour inquiry skills Biological sciences Sub-strands Arts, Humanities and Social s Content Descriptions Year P Year 1 Year 2 ACSSU002 ACSSU017 ACSSU211 ACSSU030 Chemical sciences NA ACSSU018 NA Earth and space sciences ACSSU004 ACSSU019 ACSSU032 Physical sciences ACSU005 ACSSU020 ACSSU033 Nature and development of science ACSHE013 ACSHE021 Use and influence of science NA ACSHE022 Questioning and predicting ACSIS014 ACSIS024 Planning and conducting ACSIS011 ACSIS025 Processing and analyzing data / info ACSIS233 ACSIS027 Evaluating NA ACSIS213 Communicating ACSIS012 ACSIS029 ACSIS025 ACSIS026 This table represents content descriptions within the Australian Curriculum that can/are achieved within this program. If specific descriptions within each strand need to be met during the excursion we encourage you as the teacher to inform us prior to the excursion to ensure we can meet your student s needs.

8 ACTIVITY 2 What s in the Mud? 90 minutes The colony of White Mangroves (Avicennia marina) located adjacent to the Centre is considered one of the most unique and mysterious habitats in the South West. Students will observe a range of animals and plants that can be seen living amongst them and investigate those that cannot be seen through active scientific investigation. An understanding of protecting areas so that the animals and plants they see on the excursion can survive will also be introduced. They will: See, feel, taste and smell the mangrove s from a safe wooden boardwalk that weaves through the colony. Investigate the life forms (hands-on) within the mud. Identify other animals found within or near the mangroves. Discuss the importance of the mangroves for these animals and the wider environment and understand how we are protecting them from damage. Arts, Humanities and Social s Major Strands understanding as a human endeavour inquiry skills Biological sciences Sub-strands Content Descriptions Year P Year 1 Year 2 ACSSU002 ACSSU017 ACSSU211 ACSSU030 Chemical sciences NA ACSSU018 NA Earth and space sciences ACSSU004 ACSSU019 ACSSU032 Physical sciences ACSU005 ACSSU020 ACSSU033 Nature and development of science ACSHE013 ACSHE021 Use and influence of science NA ACSHE022 Questioning and predicting ACSIS014 ACSIS024 Planning and conducting ACSIS011 ACSIS025 Processing and analyzing data / info ACSIS233 ACSIS027 ACSIS212 ACSIS025 ACSIS026 Evaluating NA ACSIS213 Communicating ACSIS012 ACSIS029 This table represents content descriptions within the Australian Curriculum that can/are achieved within this program. If specific descriptions within each strand need to be met during the excursion we encourage you as the teacher to inform us prior to the excursion to ensure we can meet your student s needs. Please note that the mangroves activity involves teacher / assistant participation to ensure a safe and CLEAN learning environment 8

9 B. School Year 3-6 ACTIVITY 3 The Sea and Me minutes This program investigates and interprets information about cetaceans and other living organisms under the sea. Not only will students learn more about marine animals, biodiversity and the food-chain but also understand and recognise the need to act responsibly in relation to them and their environments. Students will: Explore a variety of marine animals and habitats found in the aquarium room and appreciate how and why they look / behave differently. Develop an understanding of dolphins and other marine life through games, discussions, digital animation, cinema, sand sculpturing and role play activities. Explore the coastal marine environment located adjacent to the Centre and investigate the biodiversity and abundance of local marine flora and fauna. Learn more about endangered and threatened species and how we can protect them through the Turtle Rehabilitation Project (seasonal). Appreciate how scientific knowledge can be collected and used to better understand marine animals and their environment. Arts, Humanities and Social s Major Strands understanding as a human endeavour inquiry skills Sub-strands Content Descriptions Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Biological sciences ACSSU044 ACSSU072 ACSSU043 ACSSU094 Chemical sciences NA ACSSU074 NA ACSSU095 Earth and space sciences NA ACSSU075 NA ACSSU096 Physical sciences ACSSU049 ACSSU076 ACSSU080 NA Nature and development of science ACSHE050 ACSHE061 ACSHE081 ACSHE098 Use and influence of science ACSHE051 ACSHE062 ACSHE083 ACSHE100 ACSHE220 Questioning and predicting ACSIS053 ACSIS064 ACSIS231 ACSIS232 Planning and conducting ACSIS054 ACSIS065 ACSIS066 ACSIS086 ACSIS103 ACSIS104 ACSIS105 ACSIS107 ACSIS221 Processing and analyzing ACSIS090 NA NA data / info ACSIS218 Evaluating NA NA NA ACSIS108 Communicating ACSIS060 ACSIS071 ACSIS093 ACSIS110 This table represents content descriptions within the Australian Curriculum that can/are achieved within this program. If specific descriptions within each strand need to be met during the excursion we encourage you as the teacher to inform us prior to the excursion to ensure we can meet your student s needs. 9

10 ACTIVITY 4 Mangroves Are From Mars minutes During this activity students will discover the unique biology and ecology of the mangrove habitat found adjacent to the Centre and appreciate the critical role it plays to support and sustain the entire local marine eco-system. An important component of this activity will also be to evaluate human impacts on the local mangrove environment, recognize the importance of conservation and to identify additional ways we can protect them for future conservation. Critical topics of biodiversity and food webs will also be explained and demonstrated. Students will: Explore the mangrove habitat along an exclusive wooden boardwalk. Here they will observe a diversity of animals and plants that exist within and/or depend upon the mangrove system and discuss changes and adaptations based on tidal movements and seasons. Use each of their senses (see, touch, hear, smell and taste) to experience this incredible species Avicennia marina that truly represents one of nature s finest examples of adaptation. Participate in a hands-on catch and release investigation activity requiring them to collect, organize and interpret their data and identify animals that live within the mangrove environment. Arts, Humanities and Social s Major Strands understanding as a human endeavor inquiry skills Sub-strands Content Descriptions Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Biological sciences ACSSU044 ACSSU072 ACSSU043 ACSSU094 Chemical sciences ACSSU046 ACSSU074 ACSSU077 ACSSU095 Earth and space sciences ACSSU048 ACSSU075 NA ACSSU096 Physical sciences NA ACSSU076 ACSSU080 ACSSU219 Nature and development of science Use and influence of science ACSHE051 ACSHE062 ACSHE050 ACSHE061 ACSHE081 ACSHE098 ACSHE083 ACSHE217 ACSHE100 ACSHE220 Questioning and predicting ACSIS053 ACSIS064 ACSIS231 ACSIS232 Planning and conducting ACSIS054 ACSIS065 ACSIS066 ACSIS086 ACSIS088 ACSIS103 ACSIS104 ACSIS105 ACSIS107 ACSIS221 Processing and analyzing ACSIS090 NA NA data / info ACSIS218 Evaluating NA NA ACSIS091 ACSIS108 Communicating ACSIS060 ACSIS071 ACSIS093 ACSIS110 This table represents content descriptions within the Australian Curriculum that can/are achieved within this program. If specific descriptions within each strand need to be met during the excursion we encourage you as the teacher to inform us prior to the excursion to ensure we can meet your student s needs. 10

11 C. School Year 7-10 ACTIVITY 5 Dolphin Dynamics minutes This activity will introduce the local Bottlenose dolphins and how the environment they live in shapes their biology and ecology. There is a focus on species interdependencies that exist in the area and how both anthropogenic and natural changes have impacted the dolphins and their local marine environment. This knowledge will re-enforce the importance of the research programs currently conducted here at the Centre and provide the students with the ability to identify variables that influence natural processes. Students will also be asked to formulate management strategies that promote conservation and sustainability. Students will: Develop an understanding of dolphins and other marine life and their classification through games, digital animation and cinema presentations, aquarium displays and preserved specimens. Explore the coastal marine environment located adjacent to the Centre and investigate the biodiversity and abundance of local marine flora and fauna. Learn more about local industry, urban development and how they have shaped Koombana Bay and the Leschenault Estuary. Upon request, students may also experience a real scientific activity (dolphin or turtle project) that uses equipment to collect identifying variables (quantitative data) that can be measured and statistically analysed. Major Strands understanding as a human endeavour Sub-strands Arts, Humanities and Social s Content Descriptions Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 ACSSU111 ACSSU112 ACSSU149 ACSSU150 ACSSU175 ACSSU176 Biological sciences Chemical sciences NA NA NA NA ACSSU116 Earth and space sciences ACSSU222 ACSSU153 ACSSU180 NA Physical sciences ACSSU118 ACSSU155 NA NA Nature and development ACSHE119 ACSHE134 ACSHE157 of science ACSHE223 ACSHE226 ACSHE158 Use and influence of science ACSHE120 ACSHE121 ACSHE224 ACSHE135 ACSHE136 ACSHE227 ACSHE161 ACSSU185 ACSHE191 ACSHE192 ACSH195 ACSHE230 Questioning and predicting ACSIS124 ACSIS139 ACSIS164 ACSIS198 ACSIS140 ACSIS165 ACSIS199 Planning and conducting ACSIS126 ACSIS141 ACSIS166 ACSIS200 inquiry Processing and analyzing ACSIS169 ACSIS203 ACSIS130 ACSIS145 skills data / info ACSIS170 ACSIS204 ACSIS131 ACSIS146 ACSIS171 ACSIS205 Evaluating ACSIS132 ACSIS234 ACSIS172 ACSIS206 Communicating ACSIS133 ACSIS148 ACSIS174 ACSIS208 This table represents content descriptions within the Australian Curriculum that can/are achieved within this program. If specific descriptions within each strand need to be met during the excursion we encourage you as the teacher to inform us prior to the excursion to ensure we can meet your student s needs. 11

12 ACTIVITY 6 Mangroves and the Millennium minutes Students will investigate and explore the composition of the mangrove habitat located within the Leschenault Inlet and identify the miracle adaptations they have made to survive in such a harsh environment. They will also identify the interdependencies that exist between the mangroves and the local flora and fauna and how both anthropogenic and natural changes have impacted the area over time. Identifying these critical variables that influence the natural processes will also allow the students to formulate theories on future impact and the establishment of management strategies that promote future conservation and sustainability. Students will: Explore the mangrove habitat from a wooden boardwalk and observe a diversity of animals and plants that exist within and/or depend upon the mangrove system. Conduct their own hands-on catch and release investigation activity using basic scientific field equipment. During this activity they will collect, organize and interpret their own data and ultimately present a real time biodiversity index for the entire habitat. Mathematics, the Arts, Humanities and Social s Major Strands understanding as a human endeavour Sub-strands Content Descriptions Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 ACSSU111 ACSSU112 ACSSU149 ACSSU150 ACSSU175 ACSSU176 Biological sciences Chemical sciences NA NA NA NA ACSSU116 Earth and space sciences ACSSU222 ACSSU153 ACSSU180 NA Physical sciences ACSSU118 ACSSU155 NA NA Nature and development ACSHE119 ACSHE134 ACSHE157 of science ACSHE223 ACSHE226 ACSHE158 Use and influence of science ACSHE120 ACSHE121 ACSHE224 ACSHE135 ACSHE136 ACSHE227 ACSHE161 ACSSU185 ACSHE191 ACSHE192 ACSH195 ACSHE230 Questioning and predicting ACSIS124 ACSIS139 ACSIS164 ACSIS198 ACSIS140 ACSIS165 ACSIS199 Planning and conducting ACSIS126 ACSIS141 ACSIS166 ACSIS200 inquiry Processing and analyzing ACSIS169 ACSIS203 ACSIS130 ACSIS145 skills data / info ACSIS170 ACSIS204 ACSIS131 ACSIS146 ACSIS171 ACSIS205 Evaluating ACSIS132 ACSIS234 ACSIS172 ACSIS206 Communicating ACSIS133 ACSIS148 ACSIS174 ACSIS208 This table represents content descriptions within the Australian Curriculum that can/are achieved within this program. If specific descriptions within each strand need to be met during the excursion we encourage you as the teacher to inform us prior to the excursion to ensure we can meet your student s needs. 12

13 D. SCHOOL YEAR ACTIVITY 7 The Marine World Arts, Humanities and Social s 120 minutes This program will take a closer look at the adaptations and specialization marine animals have made to live in the Marine World. They will also gain a solid understanding of the threats facing our marine life and what can be done to manage both the threats and the animals themselves. Students will: Develop an understanding of dolphins and other marine life through games, discussions, digital animation and cinema. Participate in the weighing, feeding and measuring of endangered Loggerhead Turtles as part of the Centre s turtle rehabilitation program (seasonal). Complete a worksheet (optional) on the specializations and adaptations exhibited by the marine life found in aquariums on site at the DDC. ACTIVITY 8 Fisheries Arts, Humanities and Social s 120 minutes This program will provide a hands-on dissection activity designed to create an awareness of the biology and ecology of bony fishes and how it relates to fisheries management. Students will: Dissect and identify the internal features of a bony fish. Determine the key features of their anatomy that allow them to survive underwater. Remove and examine the fish ear bones (otoliths). Complete a worksheet on fish ageing strategies that assist in the management of key fish stocks found in Western Australia. 13

14 E. Incursion Programs (All Years) ACTIVITY 9 Arts, Humanities and Social s minutes This program provides students with experiences of exploration and investigation within their own classroom. They will have a lot of fun learning more about marine animals and will be introduced to the importance of looking after our environment to protect the animals they see and feel during the excursion. Students will: Learn more about dolphins and other marine animals through games, discussions, DVD presentations and role play activities. Inspect the biology and ecology of various living invertebrates found within the mobile touch tank. Explore the anatomy of a variety of marine vertebrates and invertebrates using models and preserved displays. F. Boats, Biology and the Bay (School Year 5+) ACTIVITY 10 Arts, Humanities and Social s 60 minutes Students will gain a better understanding of the Koombana Bay environment inclusive of human activities and the potential impacts they impose. This boat based tour will also introduce dolphin research strategies and how the information is used for conservation purposes. The students will: Collect, record and collate data on the dolphin, the weather conditions and boating activity during the trip. Observe dolphins in their natural environment. Learn more about Koombana Bay as a working Port Facility and how the local waterways have been modified over the past 150 years to accommodate for it. Identify the risks to the local environment and what can be done to promote its future sustainability. ** Life jackets will be supplied for all students on request. 14

15 G. Other Activities ACTIVITY 11 Aboriginal Histories and Cultures minutes Aboriginal histories and cultures Geography, the Arts, Humanities and Social s, History, English Sustainability Troy Bennell is an esteemed Noongar artist, member of the Balardung people and runs Ngalang Wongi Aboriginal Cultural Tours. He aspires to showcase the traditional and contemporary Noongar culture and history and to provide opportunities for all learners to deepen their knowledge of Australia by engaging with one of the world s oldest continuous living cultures. Students will gain a knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, country and people which is not only incredibly entertaining, but will enrich their ability to participate positively in the ongoing development of a multi-cultural Australia. Students will: Explore the mangrove habitat from a wooden boardwalk and learn about the natural, cultural and spiritual connection the Balardung people have with this unique habitat. Enjoy local indigenous music, dance and dreamtime and learn about the connection the local Noongar people have with Koombana Bay and the dolphins that live within it. ACTIVITY 12 School Staff Information Visit Would you like further information? If you require further information for your staff, our Education Officer is available to attend one of your PD days or staff meetings to give a presentation and answer all of your questions. ACTIVITY 13 School Professional Development Workshops The Dolphin Discovery Centre provides a comprehensive range of opportunities for professional development programs to be conducted by schools for their staff. Programs can include Marine Environment Awareness, Aboriginal Histories and Cultures and Coastal Sustainability. During the workshops or courses, the schools will have full access to the facilities of the Centre and have opportunities to explore the local area under guidance by Centre staff. Boat Tours runs by ABSea Charters is also available and catering is also an option upon request 15

16 Dolphin Discovery Centre PO Box 1178, Bunbury WA 6231 Koombana Drive, Bunbury WA 6230 Phone: Fax: Web: 16

South Australian Whale Centre Education Services

South Australian Whale Centre Education Services South Australian Whale Program & Information South Australian Whale T: 08 8551 0752 E: whalecentre@victor.sa.gov.au W: www.sawhalecentre.com.au Options Options The South Australian Whale offers a diverse

More information

Reef Magic Education and Research Field trips. Links to the Australian Curriculum v6.0 Science

Reef Magic Education and Research Field trips. Links to the Australian Curriculum v6.0 Science Reef Magic Education and Research Field trips. Links to the Australian Curriculum v6.0 Science Year Level Biological Science Description Foundation Living things have basic needs including food and water.

More information

SEMESTER AT SEA COURSE SYLLABUS University of Virginia, Academic Sponsor

SEMESTER AT SEA COURSE SYLLABUS University of Virginia, Academic Sponsor Voyage: Fall 2015 Discipline: Biology Course Title: Introduction to Marine Biology Division: Lower Division Faculty Name: Dr Christine Dudgeon Credit Hours: 3; Contact Hours: 38 Pre-requisites: SEMESTER

More information

Excursion Management Plan

Excursion Management Plan Perth Zoo Adventure Awaits. Perth Zoo invites you to discover your world. We ve got it all Australia to Africa, elephants to echidnas, camps to conferences. Our team of experienced educators can enrich

More information

How To Teach Your Children To Read

How To Teach Your Children To Read Curriculum-related support material for QM Loans learning resource kits available online at http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/learning+resources/resources BIODIVERSITY Amphibians External Features Great Barrier

More information

2013-2015. www.science.uts.edu.au/environment

2013-2015. www.science.uts.edu.au/environment UTS: science study abroad with the school of the environment 2013-2015 www.science.uts.edu.au/environment THINK. CHANGE. DO About the School of th UTS School of the Environment (SoE) offers international

More information

CONSERVATION AREAS ACT

CONSERVATION AREAS ACT CONSERVATION AREAS ACT CAP. 30.15 Conservation Areas Act CAP. 30.15 Arrangement of Sections CONSERVATION AREAS ACT Arrangement of Sections Section 1 Short title... 5 2 Interpretation... 5 3 Declaration

More information

GREAT BARRIER REEF. Climate Change Action Plan

GREAT BARRIER REEF. Climate Change Action Plan GREAT BARRIER REEF Climate Change Action Plan 2007 2011 Climate change is now recognised as the greatest long-term threat to the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef is internationally renowned as

More information

CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT OutLINE ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY Year 8

CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT OutLINE ASSESSMENT ACTIVITY Year 8 Section 1: Summary Background information Brief Description of Assessment Activity Context summary Make a poster that shows the sources of electricity. Explain the differences between renewable and non-renewable

More information

Marine Protected Areas POLICY

Marine Protected Areas POLICY Marine Protected Areas POLICY Canada March 1999 Published by: Canada Marine Ecosystems Conservation Branch Oceans Directorate Ottawa, ON K1A 0E6 DFO / 5870 Minister of Public Works and Government Service

More information

SAMOA MARINE WILDLIFE PROTECTION REGULATIONS 2009

SAMOA MARINE WILDLIFE PROTECTION REGULATIONS 2009 S.R. 2009/18 SAMOA MARINE WILDLIFE PROTECTION REGULATIONS 2009 Arrangement of Provisions PART I PRELIMINARY 1. Short title and commencement 2. Interpretation 3. Application in the Exclusive Economic Zone

More information

Northern Territory Fisheries Resource Sharing Framework

Northern Territory Fisheries Resource Sharing Framework Northern Territory Fisheries Resource Sharing Framework Page 1 of 11 Introduction Fishing is important in the Northern Territory (Territory). Coastal Aboriginal people recognise sea country out to the

More information

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Serving a Consortium of Alabama Public and Private Colleges and Universities

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Serving a Consortium of Alabama Public and Private Colleges and Universities The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Serving a Consortium of Alabama Public and Private Colleges and Universities Consortium Participants Alabama State University* Athens State University Auburn University* Auburn

More information

Adventure Activity Sample Itinerary. I - Itinerary Full Day Adventure Everglades Safari Park

Adventure Activity Sample Itinerary. I - Itinerary Full Day Adventure Everglades Safari Park Adventure Activity Sample Itinerary I - Itinerary Everglades Safari Park The most complete attraction in the Everglades! Fun for the entire family, including exciting airboat eco-adventure tours and alligator

More information

Table of Contents Section 8: How Children Learn

Table of Contents Section 8: How Children Learn Table of Contents Section 8: How Children Learn This section provides educators with information about educational theories and objectives and how these apply to a unit of study on the West Eugene Wetlands.

More information

NEW YORK SEASCAPE PROGRAM A COMMITMENT TO OCEAN CONSERVATION

NEW YORK SEASCAPE PROGRAM A COMMITMENT TO OCEAN CONSERVATION NEW YORK SEASCAPE PROGRAM A COMMITMENT TO OCEAN CONSERVATION JULY 2012 1 Wildlife Conservation Society The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through

More information

Wildlife Ecologist. Mount Gibson Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Ecologist. Mount Gibson Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Ecologist Mount Gibson Wildlife Sanctuary Australian Wildlife Conservancy is a non profit organisation dedicated to the conservation of Australia s threatened wildlife and their habitats. AWC

More information

EcoVenture Class: Aquarium Careers 7 th -8 th Grade Teacher Guide Overview and Resource Materials

EcoVenture Class: Aquarium Careers 7 th -8 th Grade Teacher Guide Overview and Resource Materials EcoVenture Class: Aquarium Careers 7 th -8 th Grade Teacher Guide Overview and Resource Materials For more information contact: Amy Ehrhart School Programs On-site Manager 725 East 10600 South Sandy, UT

More information

FOUNDATION. Observing the way different shaped objects such as balls, blocks and tubes move.

FOUNDATION. Observing the way different shaped objects such as balls, blocks and tubes move. SCIENCE FOUNDATION Science Understanding The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape. (ACSSU005) Observing the way different shaped objects such as balls, blocks

More information

Global Ecology and Wildlife Conservation

Global Ecology and Wildlife Conservation Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning Part-Time Certificate of Higher Education in Global Ecology and Wildlife Conservation Delivered via Distance Learning FAQs What are the aims of the course? This course

More information

Climate Change: A Local Focus on a Global Issue Newfoundland and Labrador Curriculum Links 2010-2011

Climate Change: A Local Focus on a Global Issue Newfoundland and Labrador Curriculum Links 2010-2011 Climate Change: A Local Focus on a Global Issue Newfoundland and Labrador Curriculum Links 2010-2011 HEALTH Kindergarten: Grade 1: Grade 2: Know that litter can spoil the environment. Grade 3: Grade 4:

More information

World Oceans Day at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

World Oceans Day at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo World Oceans Day at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo Teachers notes KS 1 & KS 2 This booklet will help you to focus your self guided trail on ocean animals, looking at the adaptations of the species and focusing in on

More information

Protected Area Categories and Management Objectives

Protected Area Categories and Management Objectives Protected Area Categories and Management Objectives A protected area is defined as: An area of land and/or sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural

More information

IN-SCHOOL WORKSHOPS. Science, technology, engineering & math workshops for grades 3 to 8

IN-SCHOOL WORKSHOPS. Science, technology, engineering & math workshops for grades 3 to 8 IN-SCHOOL S Science, technology, engineering & math workshops for grades 3 to 8 MAY 11 JUNE 12, 2015 IN-SCHOOL S As a teacher, you can appreciate the challenge that comes with finding exciting new ways

More information

National Sea Grant College Program

National Sea Grant College Program New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium is an affiliation of colleges, universities and other groups dedicated to advancing knowledge and stewardship of New Jersey s marine and coastal environment. Our mission

More information

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology LIVE IT! SUMMER 2015. Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology LIVE IT! SUMMER 2015. Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast Oregon Institute of Marine Biology LIVE IT! SUMMER 2015 Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast LEARN IT! The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) has offered a variety of exciting courses in marine biology

More information

Plants & Panels School Incursions

Plants & Panels School Incursions Plants & Panels School Incursions 1 Plants & Panels School Incursions The most exciting thing about these incursions is the trailer. It s new and different. You actually get to see and touch what you re

More information

An Introduction to the Sea Turtles of Virginia. Amber Knowles CBNERR-VA July 22, 2008

An Introduction to the Sea Turtles of Virginia. Amber Knowles CBNERR-VA July 22, 2008 An Introduction to the Sea Turtles of Virginia Amber Knowles CBNERR-VA July 22, 2008 Overview Introduction to species of sea turtles Focus on Loggerhead and Kemp s ridley sea turtles Importance of the

More information

Welcome To San Diego Audubon

Welcome To San Diego Audubon S P E C I A L I N T R O D U C T O R Y E D I T I O N Welcome To San Diego Audubon A Strong Advocate For San Diego s Wildlife Welcome! Welcome to the San Diego Audubon Society. If you re a new member, thank

More information

PROVINCE OF THE EASTERN CAPE EDUCATION

PROVINCE OF THE EASTERN CAPE EDUCATION PROVINCE OF THE EASTERN CAPE EDUCATION DIRECTORATE: FET CURRICULUM FET PROGRAMMES LESSON PLANS TERM 4 LIFE SCIENCES GRADE 11 FOREWORD The following Grade 11 Lesson Plans were developed by Subject Advisors

More information

Study Guide for Animal Science Students

Study Guide for Animal Science Students Study Guide for Animal Science Students Version 4 Animal Science College PO Box 1520 Canning Vale Business Centre Western Australia 6970 Phone: 61 8 94561060 Facsimile: 61 8 63130662 Web: www.animalsciencecollege.com.au

More information

Observing and Monitoring the Visitor Use in Marine Protected Areas 1

Observing and Monitoring the Visitor Use in Marine Protected Areas 1 Observing and Monitoring the Visitor Use in Marine Protected Areas 1 Tourism as an opportunity Tourism is a source of employment and foreign currencies, and greatly contributes to economic development

More information

Recreational Fishing initiatives Fund: Round 1. In 2012/13 nine projects were funded to a value of $2 583 948 (incl GST).

Recreational Fishing initiatives Fund: Round 1. In 2012/13 nine projects were funded to a value of $2 583 948 (incl GST). Recreational Fishing initiatives Fund: Round 1 In 2012/13 nine projects were funded to a value of $2 583 948 (incl GST). Program for providing recreational crabbing information The Western Australian Department

More information

Minnekhada Park Association (MPA)

Minnekhada Park Association (MPA) Minnekhada Park Association Strategic Plan 2012 - Page 1 Minnekhada Park Association (MPA) Strategic Plan (Adopted May 23, 2012) Our Mission: To preserve, protect and enhance the natural environment of

More information

NSW Marine Parks Education Kit. Cape Byron Marine Park

NSW Marine Parks Education Kit. Cape Byron Marine Park NSW Marine Parks Education Kit Cape Byron Marine Park Published by Marine Parks Authority New South Wales Recommended citation: Marine Parks Authority 2010, NSW Marine Parks Education Kit Available from:

More information

Quality for All and All for Quality

Quality for All and All for Quality Quality for All and All for Quality The motto above, Quality for All and All for Quality, was designed to represent all we stand for and value. It is the essence of our mission statement which itself encompasses

More information

Senior Curator - Stranding Response Coordinator #02557 City of Virginia Beach Job Description Date of Last Revision: 12-18-2015

Senior Curator - Stranding Response Coordinator #02557 City of Virginia Beach Job Description Date of Last Revision: 12-18-2015 Senior Curator - Stranding Response Coordinator #02557 City of Virginia Beach Job Description Date of Last Revision: 12-18-2015 FLSA Status: Exempt Pay Plan: Administrative Grade: 9 City of Virginia Beach

More information

NATIONAL PRIORITIES FOR INTRODUCED MARINE PEST RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 2013 2023

NATIONAL PRIORITIES FOR INTRODUCED MARINE PEST RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 2013 2023 NATIONAL PRIORITIES FOR INTRODUCED MARINE PEST RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 2013 2023 Developed by the Marine Pest Sectoral Committee, 2013 Commonwealth of Australia Ownership of intellectual property rights

More information

Geography. Curriculum Glance Cards

Geography. Curriculum Glance Cards Geography Curriculum Glance Cards A fundamental principle of the curriculum is that children s current understanding and knowledge should form the basis for new learning. The curriculum is designed to

More information

California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative California Natural Resources Agency 1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1311 Sacramento, CA 95814 916.654.

California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative California Natural Resources Agency 1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1311 Sacramento, CA 95814 916.654. California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative California Natural Resources Agency 1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1311 Sacramento, CA 95814 916.654.1885 To: MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force From: MLPA I-Team Subject:

More information

Experiencing Marine Reserves Manual Section 2 Programme Breakdown

Experiencing Marine Reserves Manual Section 2 Programme Breakdown Experiencing Marine Reserves Manual Section 2 Programme Breakdown The aim of EMR is to raise awareness, understanding and involvement in marine conservation through provision of dynamic experiential environmental

More information

2015-16 Australian Wildlife Conservancy Yookamurra Intern Program

2015-16 Australian Wildlife Conservancy Yookamurra Intern Program 2015-16 Australian Wildlife Conservancy Yookamurra Intern Program Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is an independent, non profit organisation dedicated to the conservation of Australia s threatened

More information

Laws to promote environmental sustainability of oceans and seas

Laws to promote environmental sustainability of oceans and seas Laws to promote environmental sustainability of oceans and seas Laws regulations and other measures for conservation and sustainable use of living marine resources and biodiversity including those beyond

More information

This booklet was prepared by the Conservation Education Department at The National Aquarium in Baltimore.

This booklet was prepared by the Conservation Education Department at The National Aquarium in Baltimore. This booklet was prepared by the Conservation Education Department at The National Aquarium in Baltimore. Nancy Hotchkiss, Director Dianne Wilkes, Administrative Assistant Susi Ridenour, Librarian Staff:

More information

THE CORAL TRIANGLE INITIATIVE (CTI) ON CORAL REEFS, FISHERIES AND FOOD SECURITY. 1st Sulu Sulawesi Sea (SSS) Conference 18-19 November 2015

THE CORAL TRIANGLE INITIATIVE (CTI) ON CORAL REEFS, FISHERIES AND FOOD SECURITY. 1st Sulu Sulawesi Sea (SSS) Conference 18-19 November 2015 THE CORAL TRIANGLE INITIATIVE (CTI) ON CORAL REEFS, FISHERIES AND FOOD SECURITY 1st Sulu Sulawesi Sea (SSS) Conference 18-19 November 2015 1 Introduction to CTI PRESENTATION OUTLINE State of the CTI Marine

More information

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM for CLASS IX to X

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM for CLASS IX to X ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM for CLASS IX to X The Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) in collaboration with Department of Curriculum Research & Development (DCRD) of Ministry of Education

More information

Regional Ecologist: Southwest Australia

Regional Ecologist: Southwest Australia Regional Ecologist: Southwest Australia Join Australia s leading non-government conservation science team and use your skills and experience to help save Australia s threatened wildlife The non-profit

More information

Permit Holder Meeting Press Release 2015. Hundreds of Sea Turtle Advocates Gather in Melbourne Beach

Permit Holder Meeting Press Release 2015. Hundreds of Sea Turtle Advocates Gather in Melbourne Beach Permit Holder Meeting Press Release 2015 Hundreds of Sea Turtle Advocates Gather in Melbourne Beach City Hosts 18th Annual Florida Marine Turtle Permit Holder Meeting GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 6, 2015 --

More information

Research Advice on the Proposed Shark Mitigation Strategy using drum lines for January to April 2014. Research Division - January 2014

Research Advice on the Proposed Shark Mitigation Strategy using drum lines for January to April 2014. Research Division - January 2014 Research Advice on the Proposed Shark Mitigation Strategy using drum lines for January to April 2014 File No 2475/13 Background Research Division - January 2014 In direct response to the unprecedented

More information

CORPORATE POLICY STATEMENT NO. 12 MANAGEMENT OF PEST ANIMALS

CORPORATE POLICY STATEMENT NO. 12 MANAGEMENT OF PEST ANIMALS 1. OBJECTIVE CORPORATE POLICY STATEMENT NO. 12 MANAGEMENT OF PEST ANIMALS August 2015 To provide direction and guidance for the management of pest animals on lands and waters managed by the Department

More information

Please dial into Conference Call US Toll free: 1-888-670-3525 Participant Passcode: 7662177246 # International direct: 1-720-389-1212

Please dial into Conference Call US Toll free: 1-888-670-3525 Participant Passcode: 7662177246 # International direct: 1-720-389-1212 Please dial into Conference Call US Toll free: 1-888-670-3525 Participant Passcode: 7662177246 # International direct: 1-720-389-1212 Please log in as a Guest with your first and last name in Adobe Connect.

More information

Rottnest Island, Indian Ocean: moving towards sustainability

Rottnest Island, Indian Ocean: moving towards sustainability Sustainable Development and Planning VI 383 Rottnest Island, Indian Ocean: moving towards sustainability P. Amaranti, R. Mau & J. Tedesco Rottnest Island Authority, Western Australia Abstract Rottnest

More information

Environmental Compliance Questionnaire for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Federal Financial Assistance Applicants

Environmental Compliance Questionnaire for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Federal Financial Assistance Applicants OMB Approval No.: 0648-0538 Environmental Compliance Questionnaire for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Federal Financial Assistance Applicants Instructions The National Environmental Policy

More information

How To Participate In A Summer Learning Adventure Camp At The Aquarium

How To Participate In A Summer Learning Adventure Camp At The Aquarium Summer Learning Adventure Camps 2015 >Please enroll your child according to the grade he/she will enter in Fall 2015. >To register, please visit aquarium.ucsd.edu or call 858-534- 7336. Information for

More information

Second Mares Conference Abstract Submission Guidelines

Second Mares Conference Abstract Submission Guidelines Second Mares Conference 1. Introduction 2 2. Abstract Submission & Conference Proceedings 2 3. Conference Programme 2 4. How to submit an abstract? 3 5. Oral Presentation Guidelines 4 6. Exhibition Guidelines

More information

Appendix B: Cost Estimates

Appendix B: Cost Estimates Appendix B: Estimates This appendix presents the estimated costs of the monitoring and supplemental research components presented in Section 3 of this document. A 20% quality assurance and quality control

More information

Standard Requirements for Recreational Shoreline Activities Such as Tidepooling and Swimming in Hawaiian Waters

Standard Requirements for Recreational Shoreline Activities Such as Tidepooling and Swimming in Hawaiian Waters WD-2 WHVS 3 Keywords: conservation; coral reefs; environment; marine recreation; preferred practices for good environmental behavior; tidepooling; swimming; shoreline activities; Standard Requirements

More information

MEPC 56/23 ANNEX 2 Page 1 ANNEX 2 RESOLUTION MEPC.162(56) Adopted on 13 July 2007

MEPC 56/23 ANNEX 2 Page 1 ANNEX 2 RESOLUTION MEPC.162(56) Adopted on 13 July 2007 Page 1 RESOLUTION MEPC.162(56) Adopted on 13 July 2007 GUIDELINES FOR RISK ASSESSMENT UNDER REGULATION A-4 OF THE BWM CONVENTION (G7) THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE, RECALLING Article 38(a)

More information

MPAs: Now and Then Section A) Kapus in Hawaii: Environmental Protection in the Ocean Before MPAs

MPAs: Now and Then Section A) Kapus in Hawaii: Environmental Protection in the Ocean Before MPAs s: Now and Then Section A) Kapus in Hawaii: Environmental Protection in the Ocean Before s Defining Environment When we talk about protecting the environment, what do we mean? What exactly is our environment?

More information

EXPLORE THE LURIE GARDEN THIS SPRING AND SUMMER!

EXPLORE THE LURIE GARDEN THIS SPRING AND SUMMER! EXPLORE THE LURIE GARDEN THIS SPRING AND SUMMER! MILLENNIUM PARK 2013 2013 Program Schedule All events are FREE unless otherwise noted. April 4 April 18 April 20 2 PM May 2 & May 9 S 7:30 AM May 11 to

More information

DATES TAUGHT DATE ASSESSED. ASSESSMENT TYPE (classroom, STAR, objective, subjective, project, etc.) Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Discussion Classroom Tests

DATES TAUGHT DATE ASSESSED. ASSESSMENT TYPE (classroom, STAR, objective, subjective, project, etc.) Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Discussion Classroom Tests York Public Schools, 2 nd Grade STRAND Inquiry and Nature of STANDARD OBJECTIVES (What it looks like in the classroom) The learner will SC2.1.1.a Ask questions that relate to a science topic SC2.1.1.b

More information

Note on Draft Progress Report Template

Note on Draft Progress Report Template Note on Draft Progress Report Template The Draft Progress Report template is provided as a guide to applicants on possible reporting requirements for the Biodiversity Fund. This actual report will be provided

More information

Teacher Development Workshop

Teacher Development Workshop Teacher Development Workshop Intermediate Phase Natural Sciences and Technology CONTENTS PAGE CONTENTS PAGE... 2 ACTIVITY A:... 3 NATURAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCTION TO CAPS... 5 ACTIVITY B: NATURAL

More information

Field Trip: College visit ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What is it like to be on a college campus?

Field Trip: College visit ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What is it like to be on a college campus? Field trip: Field trips can be educationally and socially engaging additions to Girls Only. Field trips must be planned ahead of time, with attention to budget, transportation needs, and other logistics.

More information

Biodiversity Conservation in Egypt (Achievements of a Decade and Future Priorities)

Biodiversity Conservation in Egypt (Achievements of a Decade and Future Priorities) Biodiversity Conservation in Egypt (Achievements of a Decade and Future Priorities) Prof. Moustafa M. Fouda Director, Nature Conservation Sector Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency Since ancient times

More information

Mangrove loss faster than land-based forests

Mangrove loss faster than land-based forests ESL ENGLISH LESSON (60-120 mins) 10 th August 2010 Mangrove loss faster than land-based forests Mangrove forests are disappearing faster than land-based forests according to a new United Nations report

More information

MACKIE LAKE HOUSE FOUNDATION

MACKIE LAKE HOUSE FOUNDATION MACKIE LAKE HOUSE FOUNDATION 7804 Kidston Road Coldstream, BC V1B 1S2 Phone/Fax: (250) 545-1019 Email: mackiehouse@shaw.ca Website: www.mackiehouse.ca Dear Teacher: We are pleased and excited to continue

More information

Education Programs Press Kit

Education Programs Press Kit Education Programs Press Kit Click on headings below to go directly to a specific page of the press kit. 1. Two Millionth Student Press Release 2. Education Programs Fact Sheet 3. Education by the Numbers

More information

VOLUNTEERS A VALUAbLE RESOURcE. Nevada Division of Wildlife Handbook for Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS A VALUAbLE RESOURcE. Nevada Division of Wildlife Handbook for Volunteers VOLUNTEERS A VALUAbLE RESOURcE Nevada Division of Wildlife Handbook for Volunteers KENNY C. GUINN Governor STATE OF NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES DIVISION OF WILDLIFE 1100 Valley

More information

UNIT SIX ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

UNIT SIX ADDITIONAL RESOURCES UNIT SIX ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 127 128 UNIT SIX: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Science Expectations met in this unit: Activity Number: Activity Name 23: At The Zoo Turtle Scavenger Hunt 24: New Turtle Species Discovered!

More information

All LJMU programmes are delivered and assessed in English

All LJMU programmes are delivered and assessed in English PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION Bachelor of Science with Honours in Wildlife Conservation Awarding institution Teaching institution UCAS Code JACS Code Programme Duration Language of Programme Liverpool John Moores

More information

Introduction to Natural Resource Damage Assessment

Introduction to Natural Resource Damage Assessment Introduction to Natural Resource Damage Assessment Topics Overview Legal: Laws and Regulations NRDA Process Scaling Injuries and Restoration Restoration in the Arctic Summary 2 1 Top Three Things to Know

More information

Appendix A. The Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA)

Appendix A. The Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Appendix A. The Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. Chapter 10.5 (commencing with Section 2850) is added to Division 3 of the Fish and

More information

DIFFERENCES AMONG the B.S. IN FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE SCIENCE (FW), ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (ES) and NATURAL RESOURCES (NR)

DIFFERENCES AMONG the B.S. IN FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE SCIENCE (FW), ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (ES) and NATURAL RESOURCES (NR) DIFFERENCES AMONG the B.S. IN FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE SCIENCE (FW), ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (ES) and NATURAL RESOURCES (NR) This document was designed to help you understand the differences among the FW,

More information

SCIENCE. The Wayzata School District requires students to take 8 credits in science.

SCIENCE. The Wayzata School District requires students to take 8 credits in science. Course offerings are designed to appeal to a wide range of interests and skills. All courses involve laboratory work. Some courses require advanced reading and math skills; these usually have a challenge

More information

The Bachelor of Science program in Environmental Science is a broad, science-based

The Bachelor of Science program in Environmental Science is a broad, science-based The Bachelor of Science program in Environmental Science is a broad, science-based curriculum designed to prepare students for a variety of environmentally-related technical careers, as well as for graduate

More information

A Correlation of Environmental Science Your World, Your Turn 2011

A Correlation of Environmental Science Your World, Your Turn 2011 A Correlation of Your World, Your Turn 2011 To Ohio s New Learning Standards for Science, 2011, High School Science Inquiry and Application Course Content INTRODUCTION This document demonstrates how Pearson,

More information

Technologies Experiences and outcomes

Technologies Experiences and outcomes Technologies Experiences and outcomes The technologies framework provides a range of different contexts for learning that draw on important aspects of everyday life and work. It includes creative, practical

More information

Smithsonian Marine Science Network

Smithsonian Marine Science Network Smithsonian Office of the Under Secretary for Science Smithsonian Marine Science Network Michael A. Lang January 2010 1 2 Smithsonian Marine Science Network The Smithsonian Marine Science Network is a

More information

CHAPTER 2: APPROACH AND METHODS APPROACH

CHAPTER 2: APPROACH AND METHODS APPROACH CHAPTER 2: APPROACH AND METHODS APPROACH Given Hawaii s biological uniqueness on a global scale, the Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy (CWCS) recognizes the importance of protecting all native

More information

Marine Environmental Education

Marine Environmental Education Marine Environmental Education Training the Trainers Expert Group Meeting - Implementing Rio+20: Integrated Planning for Sustainable Coastal Area Management in the Caribbean Region March 17-18, 2014 Lavina

More information

The Everglades & Northern Estuaries; St. Lucie River Estuary, Indian River Lagoon & Caloosahatchee Estuary. Water Flows & Current Issues

The Everglades & Northern Estuaries; St. Lucie River Estuary, Indian River Lagoon & Caloosahatchee Estuary. Water Flows & Current Issues The Everglades & Northern Estuaries; St. Lucie River Estuary, Indian River Lagoon & Caloosahatchee Estuary Water Flows & Current Issues Florida Governor Rick Scott August 20, 2013 Upper Chain of Lakes

More information

Importance of Wildlife

Importance of Wildlife Importance of Wildlife The wildlife comprises all living organism (plants, animals, microorganisms) in their natural habitats which are neither cultivated or domesticated nor tamed. But in its strictest

More information

Scope and Sequence Interactive Science grades 6-8

Scope and Sequence Interactive Science grades 6-8 Science and Technology Chapter 1. What Is Science? 1. Science and the Natural World 2.Thinking Like a Scientist 3. Scientific Inquiry Scope and Sequence Interactive Science grades 6-8 Chapter 2. Science,

More information

Cliff Head Oil Field Development- 20 km south of Dongara, Shire of Irwin Roc Oil (WA) Limited

Cliff Head Oil Field Development- 20 km south of Dongara, Shire of Irwin Roc Oil (WA) Limited Cliff Head Oil Field Development- 20 km south of Dongara, Shire of Irwin Roc Oil (WA) Limited Report and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority Environmental Protection Authority Perth,

More information

Reconciliation Action Plan for 2015 to 2018

Reconciliation Action Plan for 2015 to 2018 Reconciliation Action Plan for 2015 to 2018 Our vision for reconciliation To create employment opportunities for Islander Australians and establish an inclusive and harmonious work environment free from

More information

Resource Management Accomplishments FY 2014

Resource Management Accomplishments FY 2014 Resource Management Accomplishments FY 2014 Sea turtle nest protection - Over 3,700 sea turtle nests were covered with wire mesh screens to protect them from being predated. Data on each sea turtle activity

More information

Hawkesbury Shelf Marine Bioregion Threat and Risk Assessment Report

Hawkesbury Shelf Marine Bioregion Threat and Risk Assessment Report Hawkesbury Shelf Marine Bioregion Threat and Risk Assessment Report Reference: R.N20470.001.01 docx Date: October 2015 Hawkesbury Shelf Marine Bioregion Threat and Risk Assessment Report Risk Shelf Marine

More information

Title: Making a Connection between MBARI and the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Title: Making a Connection between MBARI and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Title: Making a Connection between MBARI and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Angelica Zavala Lopez, University of California, Davis Mentor: Judith Connor Summer 2007 Keywords: Young Women in Science, Watsonville

More information

Marine Mammal Badge Juniors GIRL SCOUTS of GREATER LOS ANGELES

Marine Mammal Badge Juniors GIRL SCOUTS of GREATER LOS ANGELES Marine Mammal Badge Juniors GIRL SCOUTS of GREATER LOS ANGELES www.girlscoutsla.org GSGLA Marine Mammal Badge- Juniors "The world s finest wilderness lies beneath the waves " Wyland, Marine Life Artist

More information

Science Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools Correlation with National Science Standards

Science Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools Correlation with National Science Standards Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools Correlation with National Standards Key P = Pre-activity E = Extension activity C = Core activity S = Supplemental activity Standard Strands Finding Common

More information

IVATA and IOSEA IOSA - IUCN Scientific Collaboration

IVATA and IOSEA IOSA - IUCN Scientific Collaboration & SWOT information systems: A tool for exchanging data on sea turtles in the IOSEA region. Prof. Pat Halpin Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab Nicholas School, Duke University Global Biodviersity Information

More information

Effects of acoustic alarms on coastal dolphins

Effects of acoustic alarms on coastal dolphins Effects of acoustic alarms on coastal dolphins Supervisors: Alvaro Berg - PhD Student (JCU) Professor Helene Marsh, Dr. Ivan Lawler (JCU) Dr. Michael Noad, Dr. Guido Parra (UQ) Presentation outline The

More information

CONSERVING OUR RURAL ENVIRONMENT

CONSERVING OUR RURAL ENVIRONMENT HUME CITY COUNCIL CONSERVING OUR RURAL ENVIRONMENT Grant Guidelines 2015 2016 hume.vic.gov.au CONTENTS 1. GRANT OVERVIEW 1 1.1 Program introduction 1 1.2 Who can apply? 1 1.3 Grant types 1 2. GRANT SELECTION

More information

Dear Teachers: Welcome to dynamic science

Dear Teachers: Welcome to dynamic science Educator s Resource Guide GRADES 6 8 Dear Teachers: Welcome to dynamic science activities inspired by the IMAX film. These materials, created by Scholastic Inc., IMAX Corporation, and Warner Bros. Pictures,

More information

Sustainability degrees to make you stand out. Sustainability Degrees. Now you re thinking

Sustainability degrees to make you stand out. Sustainability Degrees. Now you re thinking Sustainability degrees to make you stand out Sustainability Degrees Now you re thinking There s a lot of sameness out there, but if you re an individual, you need a university that treats you like one

More information

K-12 Environmental Education Needs Assessment for the Hampton Roads, Virginia Region

K-12 Environmental Education Needs Assessment for the Hampton Roads, Virginia Region K-12 Environmental Education Needs Assessment for the Hampton Roads, Virginia Region Final Report Submitted to the Estuarine Reserves Division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Submitted

More information

The concepts developed in this standard include the following: Oceans cover about 70% of the surface of the Earth.

The concepts developed in this standard include the following: Oceans cover about 70% of the surface of the Earth. Name Date Grade 5 SOL 5.6 Review Oceans Made by SOLpass - www.solpass.org solpass100@comcast.net Reproduction is permitted for SOLpass subscribers only. The concepts developed in this standard include

More information

A Functional Classification System for Marine Protected Areas in the United States

A Functional Classification System for Marine Protected Areas in the United States A Functional Classification System for Marine Protected Areas in the United States The U.S. Classification System: An Objective Approach for Understanding the Purpose and Effects of MPAs as an Ecosystem

More information

AmeriCorps Program at the Alaska SeaLife Center

AmeriCorps Program at the Alaska SeaLife Center AmeriCorps Program at the Alaska SeaLife Center The Alaska SeaLife Center, a non-profit organization in Seward, Alaska, is now hosting AmeriCorps service positions. We now offer service positions in four

More information