Your family will have so much fun learning about the Great Barrier Reef and related topics with this unit study based upon books, videos, hands-on projects and fun printables! Here is what is included:
Research and Learn: Links to videos, websites, books, and movies to help you learn about the Great Barrier Reef.
Notebooking Pages: Print the topics you would like and use with the books you choose to read. They work best with Where is the Great Barrier Reef?
Animal Research and Project: Pick an animal that lives in the Great Barrier Reef, use the notebooking pages to research it and then choose from nine project ideas to show off what you have learned.
Following Directions Around the Great Barrier Reef: Print one picture for each child and read the directions to your children to learn more about the animals that live in the reef and practice listening skills.
Great Barrier Reef Timeline: Students may write on timeline or cut and glue events provided.
Great Barrier Reef Crossword Puzzle with Answer Key
Fun Activities: Ideas and links for hands on projects.
Coral Reef Scavenger Hunt: Find the ten largest coral reefs on a world map.
Writing Prompt with Graphic Organizer: Write a persuasive essay to compel people to take action to save coral reefs.
Plan a Trip: Use this organizer to research flight, hotel, and activities to plan a visit to the Great Barrier Reef.
Quiz About the Great Barrier Reef: Seven-question, multiple-choice quiz about what you have learned.
Answer keys provided.
Grades 3rd-8th, although younger children could be included in many activities.