A fun creative activity to make a pet shark. Created by National Marine Aquarium (NMA).DOWNLOAD
Awe & Wonder
Celebrating the beauty and magnificence of the marine world
B efore we can expect anyone to protect the natural world, we need help them learn to love it first. Ideally, that would be done through first-hand experiences, but for obvious reasons that can be quite tricky!
So, we’ve compiled a load of visual resources that will hopefully help you bring the ocean, and some of it’s glorious inhabitants, into your classroom or onto your screen.
Where possible, we’ve tried to make the resources downloadable – so you can use them more flexibly.
We’ve also bundled up some resources for your convenience (see right) .
We hope you find these resources as awesome and wonderful as we do.
Packs of resources to help save you time.
A really tricky matching activity. Created by National Marine Aquarium (NMA).DOWNLOAD
A funny audiobook, written by Georgina Stevens, narrated by Jeremy Irons, about a Tiger Shark named Finn, who gets into a spot of bother. Also featuring a brand new, beautiful…Read More
How much do you know about the British coast? Find out with this crossword. Created by National Marine Aquarium (NMA).DOWNLOAD
Skates are amazing animals; have a go at making your own. Created by National Marine Aquarium (NMA).DOWNLOAD
Spot the difference between the two shipwrecks – if you can. Created by National Marine Aquarium (NMA).DOWNLOAD
Learn about whales and then take the quiz! Created by National Marine Aquarium (NMA).DOWNLOAD
A cute little spiny seahorse that’s currently lacking a bit of colour. Can you help it have a brighter day? Created by National Marine Aquarium (NMA).DOWNLOAD
Information and key vocabulary associated with coral reefs.. Created by National Marine Aquarium (NMA).DOWNLOAD
A learning resource about 5 of the world’s shark species. Created by The National Marine Aquarium.DOWNLOAD
A short video of a pod of Killer Whales in Mousa Sound filmed from Leebotton by Hugh Harrop on 28 July 2013.Read More
A short video clip of an Otter feeding. Filmed in Shetland by Hugh Harrop on 8 April 2012Read More
Male seahorses incubate the eggs and then give birth. Don’t believe it … take a look.Read More
An active display from a batch of Black Percula clownfish at The Deep aquarium, Hull.Read More
A fun colouring sheet. Created by National Marine Aquarium (NMA).DOWNLOAD
A close-up of a sea turtle swimming past showing off its beautifully coloured and patterned carapace (shell).Read More
Learn the Blue whale and other cetaceans with this colourful one page resource. Created by The Marine Conservation Society.DOWNLOAD
A stimulating multi-page resource about the world’s seven turtle breeds. It gives information about breeding, feeding, location and conservation – plus much more. Created by The Marine Conservation Society.DOWNLOAD
A photograph displaying the beauty of the shallow waters of a coral reef.Read More
A close-up photograph of a Humpback Whale in the early stages of a dive.Read More