Blue is a feature documentary film charting the drastic decline in the health of our oceans. With more than half of all marine life lost and the expansion of the industrialization of the seas, the film sets out the challenges we are facing and the opportunities for positive change. Blue changes the way we think about our liquid world and inspires... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. Blue: How Are We Connected To The Ocean? Sea Story Stones – F to 2
    Blue: How Are We Connected To The Ocean? Sea Story Stones – F to 2

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Blue: A Little Bit Of Rubbish Goes A Long Way – F to 2
    Blue: A Little Bit Of Rubbish Goes A Long Way – F to 2
  2. Blue: Shearwaters of the Sea – F to 2
    Blue: Shearwaters of the Sea – F to 2
  3. Blue: One Fish, Two Fish, Good Fish, Great Fish – F to 2
    Blue: One Fish, Two Fish, Good Fish, Great Fish – F to 2
  4. Blue: The Turtles Are Talking – F to 2
    Blue: The Turtles Are Talking – F to 2

Drawing Conclusions

Students are provided with activities that help them further develop their ideas and opinions. T hey describe issues from different perspectives. They identify, examine and justify different points of view.

  1. Blue: Ocean Guardians Caring For Our Oceans – F to 2
    Blue: Ocean Guardians Caring For Our Oceans – F to 2

Considering Social Action

Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.

  1. Blue: Ocean Guardians Being Turtle-Friendly – Social Action – Year F, 1 & 2
    Blue: Ocean Guardians Being Turtle-Friendly – Social Action – Year F, 1 & 2