FREE - Ecosystems of the Great Barrier Reef

by  Reef Authority (Australia)

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Join us for this FREE World Environment Day celebration of our amazing Great Barrier Reef ecosystems. Learn about the diversity of ecosystems found within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, as well as those on the adjacent Queensland landscape. Discover some of the iconic wildlife that can found within these ecosystems, and how all the ecosystems are interconnected. We'll consider some of the threats facing these environments, and what we can all do locally and globally to help reduce these impacts.

Wed, Jun 5 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_09Uh8DhTTj2PdyYaAut-jg 

On registering you will be sent a link to connect to the
webinar, on the day.

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About This Program


Multipoint: $0.00
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60 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Minimum participants:


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Primary Disciplines

International, Sciences, STEM

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

Booking Information

This is a special event in celebration of World Environment Day. .

Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact Reef Authority (Australia)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

There is no cancellation policy for this free virtual learning experience.

About This Provider

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Reef Authority (Australia)

Townsville, Queensland

Wherever you are in the world, experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef through a Reef Education virtual learning experience. Transport your classroom 'down-under' to Townsville, North Queensland, Australia, and interact with our marine educators as your learn about the Reef. With a number of virtual learning experiences on offer, you are sure to find a program to suit your teaching and learning requirements. They are an exciting, stimulating and easy way to involve and engage students in learning about a variety of topics relating to the Great Barrier Reef.

Craig McGrogan

Program Details


1. Welcome and introduction to the Great Barrier Reef (size, diversity and cultural importance)
2. Introduction to the diversity of ecosystems in the Great Barrier Reef region.
3. How these ecosystems are interconnected, and some of the iconic wildlife they host.
4. What are the threats to the Great Barrier Reef Ecosystems
5. Protecting the Reef and connected ecosystems: behaviours to reduce our contribution to climate change and marine debris.

Suitable for all ages and stages of learning.


The Ecosystems of the Great Barrier Reef program provides participants with an opportunity to:

1. Learn about the size and importance of the Great Barrier Reef.
2. Learn what is an ecosystem, and the diversity of ecosystems within the Great Barrier Reef region.
3. Understand the importance of how these ecosystems are interconnected.
4. Learn about the main threats facing these ecosystems and the wildlife they support.
5. Explore the simple actions that everyone can adopt to help protect the ecosystems of the Great Barrier Reef.

Suitable to all ages and stages of learning.