Discover the challenges the oceans face due to human induced climate change and how we can come up with solutions.

What will students learn? - Stage 3

Learn what the scientists are doing at the National Marine Science Centre.
Climate change – ocean acidification.
Consequences of “greenhouse gases” on marine organisms.
Atmospheric warming.
Elevated ocean temp and OA research.
The future of atmospheric CO2.
Human impacts such as plastic marine debris.
The deepest part of the ocean
Structural, behavioral and colourful adaptations.
Investigating how to farm fish efficiently.
The future of ocean warming and acidification.
The lack of knowledge of our oceans.

Stephan Soule is the Manager, Outreach and Education National Marine Science Centre

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Stage 3 Lesson: Ocean Acidification

  • Syllabus Reference
  • Resources
  • Student worksheet
  • Experiment-investigate Ocean acidification.
  • Activites
  • Discussion questions

Resources to download

Students will undertake two experiments to investigate ocean acidification.


The NMSC focus is to produce high impact research that addresses issues relating to the resilience of marine ecosystems and resources. They offer innovative field and laboratory activities to Primary and Secondary students while working alongside enthusiastic scientists.

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