Life's a Beach
'Life's a Beach' is a coastal education resource for schools. The resource covers a wide range of curriculum areas with an emphasis on Science and Social Studies. The activities contained in the resource can be used (or adapted for use) for levels two - eight. This kit includes the resource folder, a DVD, and a CD that contains an electronic version of the resource (in PDF format) along with the PowerPoint presentations.
The 'Life's a Beach' resource kit was updated in 2008.
For more information on the 'Life's a Beach' teaching resource, or to request a hard copy, CD version, or a DVD of the powerpoints, please contact us on the details at the bottom of this page.
Visit our Coast Care pages for more information about work we do on the region's beaches.
|Life's a Beach Cover Page||3.1 MB|
|Introduction and Table of Contents||555 KB|
|Section 1 - The Beach Environment||1.5 MB|
|Section 2 - The Dune Community - Plants and Animals||2 MB|
|Section 3 - What do we do at the beach?||2.5 MB|
|Section 4 - Dunes - Form and Function||1.9 MB|
|Section 5 - Human Impact - Positive and Negative||1.5 MB|
|Section 6 - Management and Action||2 MB|
|Section 7 - Resources||2.1 MB|
This resource also has PowerPoint presentations to accompany it. Please contact Bay of Plenty Regional Council on the details below for a CD with the presentations to be sent to you.
Bay of Plenty schools interested in professional development workshops or hard copies of these resources can contact the Regional Council on the details below.