The purpose of this website “Effects of Climate Change on Coral Bleaching” is to introduce students to this complicated issue. It has been written for middle year students taking into account that many of them are reluctant readers. Some students will want greater depth. Once they have understood the material on this website they will be ready to launch into more scientific sites that are recommended in several pages on this site.
The Australia Curriculum is in its final stages of development and is progressively being applied across Australia. The curriculum activities provided will meet many Content Descriptions from year 5 through to year 9. Teachers should identify which content descriptions they wish to assess and strengthen the provided activities and add additional assessment tasks.