Primary Teaching Resources
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Primary Unit Outlines
Key beach safety messages included in each unit
- Find the red and yellow flags and swim between them
- Look for and read the safety signs
- Ask a lifesaver or lifeguard for safety advice
- Go swimming with an adult
- Signal for help when you get into trouble in the water
- Dangers of rip currents
This unit delves into the amazing world of the beach, ocean and inland waterways and lays a foundational knowledge of coastal and inland water environment safety. Explore the features of our waterways and coastlines, uncover hazards and learn how to keep safe and mitigate risks all while having fun and enjoying all that our amazing natural environments have to offer.
In this unit students will uncover the hazards in our waterways and coastlines and will learn how to keep safe when enjoying them. Students will explore ocean creatures big and small and they will learn how humans are the key to ensuring our marine environment is conserved for future generations.
The beach, coastline and inland waterways are a source of inspiration, a place of discovery and at times generating myths and uncertainties that can alter the confidence and ability to make informed safety decisions by those who are using the beach and waterways. Students will conduct daily investigation of the conditions of the beach, discover how river systems form and create a water safety prevention strategy.
In this unit students will conduct daily investigations of the conditions of the beach, discover how river systems form and use 'real world" water safety scenarios to create a strategy to manage and remove the danger or risk to make a safe situation..
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