• Geography: 5th and 6th class - Seashore Safety and Conservation Code and quiz

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      Prior to going to the seashore, the children will create a poster to show their understanding of learning about safety on the seashore and the conservation code. Through this they will learn to care for their local environment as well as becoming environmentally aware and active.The children will have developed a sense of place and space knowing learning about their local seashore.
    • Geography: 5th and 6th class - Gravity and Tides and understanding how Tides affect me

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      The children will learn about how the earth, moon and sun interact though gravity. The students will develop an understanding of what causes tides. The students will also investigate the importance of tidal prediction and learn to read tide tables.
    • Geography: 5th and 6th class - Organising a Beach Clean and Beach Clean Survey template

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      The children will conduct a beach clean to show the benefits of caring for their local environment and ocean, as well as becoming environmentally aware and active. The children will have developed a sense of place and space knowing learning about their local seashore.
    • Geography: 5th and 6th Class : Marine explorers and scientists – learning about people and places

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2018)
      The lesson provides students with an opportunity to learn about people and places in Ireland. With a focus on marine science and seismology, the students will learn about the type of work marine scientists and seismologists are involved with and the environments they work in. This lesson plan can be adapted to follow and study the life of any scientist on a scientific survey. Students can also learn about the people that work on the research vessel, the research vessel RV Celtic Explorer.
    • Geography: Fifth and Sixth Class - Explorers Caring for our Ocean Action Board (Irish and English Version)

      Marine Institute (2017)
      The aim of the lesson is for children to form a greater understanding of the ocean’s influence on them and their influence on the ocean. The lesson aims to guide children with creating a strategy to help care for the marine environment as an individual as well as collectively at a local, national and global level.