GBRMPA

Introduction

The Australian Government Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority is a group designed to look after and preserve The Great Barrier Reef. In this web quest, you will learn more about the Great Barrier Reef and what the GBRMPA does. 

Task

Open a Google Doc and write the heading:

 

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

 

Put your answers into this doc. 

 

Process

1. Go to: http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/about-us/about-us

 

2. Go to the GBRMPA page and scroll down to where is says "The Reef: Vast, beautiful and under pressure" and read this section. 

 

3. Answer these questions:

              A. How many jobs does the Great Barrier Reef contribute to?

              B. How much money does the Great Barrier Reef contribute to the economy?

 

4. Go back to the GBRMPA page. Up the top of the page, click the part that says: "Our Work" and then click on "Eye on the Reef".

 

5. Click on "Eye on the Reef App".

 

6. Answer these questions: 

              C. What does the Eye on the Reef app do?

              D. If you were to visit The Great Barrier Reef, how could you use the app? 

 

And finally:

7. Go back to the GBRMPA page. Go to the top of the page and click on "The Reef", then "Reef Facts".

 

8. Read through some of the facts.

 

9. Write down 5 facts about the Great Barrier Reef.

 

10. When you are done, share your doc with me Chloe.Lafsky1@det.nsw.edu.au

 

Evaluation

How will you get your marks??

How many jobs does the Great Barrier Reef contribute to? - 1 mark

How much money does the Great Barrier Reef contribute to the economy? - 1 mark

What does the Eye on the Reef app do? - 1 mark

If you were to visit The Great Barrier Reef, how could you use the app? - 1 mark

Includes 5 facts - 5 marks

Your questions and answers on your document is neat and tidy - 1 mark \

 

Total: 10 marks.

Conclusion

You have finally finished the activity! Well done! If there is still time left in the lesson, you may have some free time.