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

In this web quest, you will learn more about the Great Barrier Reef and what the GBRMPA does. There will be 8 small tasks for you to do. 

The web quest will guide you through what part of the website you should be looking at and what you need to be looking for. 

 

Copy and paste your questions and answers into a word document. 

Process

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

 

2. Scroll down to the part of the page that says "The Reef: Vast, beautiful and under pressure".

 

3. Answer these questions:

How many jobs does the Great Barrier Reef contribute to?

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

 

4. 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: 

What does the Eye on the Reef app do?

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

 

And finally:

7. 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.

 

 

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.