No, the pumice raft isn’t going to save the Great Barrier Reef

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Living Things

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions

Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks, Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Independence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Word Count / Video Length: 789 / 2:45 mins

A volcanic pumice raft has set sail for Australia, with some hoping it will bring millions of new and healthy corals. Some think it’ll rescue our reef – but that ignores the underlying issues. This article could be used to open a discussion on Australian ecosystems with students in year 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 studying Biological, Chemical or Earth and Space Sciences.

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