Jen has been teaching Science since 2015

She has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Teaching from Macquarie University and has taught 7-10 science as well as senior Biology, Chemistry and Science Extension. Jen is passionate about bringing practicals into the classroom and giving students the opportunity to experience science in a hands-on way.

Jen was a key part of the SLSNSW Teachers Coastal Education Week. Watch as she guides you through ocean, marine & ocean themed Primary Lesson plan based around sustainability and coastal environment.


Check out the resources Jen has created for NSW teachers


How do physical conditions affect the survival of living things? Download the teachers guide, lesson plan and resources below.

PRIMARY LESSON PLAN - Ocean Acidification

In this activity students will investigate the causes and effects of ocean acidification with experiments and class discussions. Download the lesson plan and resources below.


In this lesson plan students will complete activities to learn how marine animals adapt to their environment. Download the lesson plan and resources below.


Stephan Soule from the National Marine Science Centre takes your students on a virtual tour of the Solitary Island Aquarium at Coffs Harbour. Learn about the structural and behavioural adaptations of the marine life that live on the Solitary Island Reef.


Download below the teacher resources related to the National Marine Science Centre (NMSC). Your students will watch videos and answer questions on the worksheets.


Comprehensive list of on-line resources for teachers


Download the lesson plan and resources Jen created on Biological Ecosystems for Year 11.

Download Teacher Lesson Plans & Activity Sheets

All of these resources have been created by teacher Jen and are free for teachers to download and share with students.

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Secondary Teaching Resources

Bring Surf Lifesaving into your classroom using our free tools and resources created for NSW secondary school teachers.

Primary Teaching Resources

Curriculum linked unit outlines with a 3 week staged based lesson plan for teachers to download.

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Bring Surf Lifesaving into your classroom using our free tools and resources created by our educators for NSW school teachers.

Stage 4 Teaching Resources

Curriculum aligned Stage 4 units including lesson plans and supporting resources for secondary teachers.

Stage 5 Teaching Resources

Curriculum based Stage 5 resources includes a 3-4 week, staged based lesson plan and activities for teachers to download.

Stage 6 Teaching Resources

Curriculum aligned Stage 6 resources include a teacher guide, worksheets, outcomes and assessments and supporting resources.

Biology Teaching Resources

Secondary teacher resource focusing on Biological Diversity & Ecosystems content and outcomes for Year 11.

English Teaching Resources

These units explore how students use their story to arm themselves with strategies to have hard conversations with peers and family and make well informed decisions about their safety and wellbeing around water. Includes lesson plans and resources.

Visual Arts Teaching Resources Stage 4

In this unit students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills to make artworks informed by their understanding of practice, the conceptual framework and the frames. Includes an artmaking lesson inspired by the coast and related resources.

HSIE (Geography) Teaching Resources

These units and associated resources focus on delivering the key water safety message that the beach is a place for everyone to safely experience the beach, coastline and inland waterways. Includes lesson plans and resources.

PDHPE Teaching Resources

In these units and associated resources students will focus on how they can effectively manage and support others health, welling and participation in physical activities. Includes lesson plans and resources related to having a safe experience at the beach.