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Australian Lessons

Welcome to the Ocean Crusaders Educational Program.  Our lessons are free for you to use, however we do ask that you contact us and let us know of your involvement so we can work with you to maximise the experience.

To download the lessons and worksheets simply click on the image or link and it will open up a PDF document.  Save this PDF to your computer.  You will need the latest Adobe Reader to display these files.  If you have created a worksheet for your class and would be willing to let us use it, then please send it to us via e-mail.

If you have any questions or feedback please feel free to contact us.

This lesson is an overview of the plastic problem. 

You will meet our founder Ian Thomson and some of his ocean friends.

Download Lesson 1 Worksheet Here – For younger students.

This lesson is on Ocean Gyres, the rubbish tips of the sea.

Here is a project to see what plastics sink or float

This lesson is on sharks and why we need to save them!

Download Shark Worksheet for younger children here.

This lesson is on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – the largest reef system in the world.

A fun quiz for students can be found here.

This lesson is on turtles.

Download a find-a-word here for younger students.

Download Paper Plate Turtle here – You’ll need paper plates to complete.

LeatherBack Turtles – A video by Ben Narbey & Ethan Page – Under 12 winners at Cicada Awards

This lesson is on Bottled Water and the dangers it poses to you and the oceans.

This lesson is on Whales & Whale Sharks

Download worksheet for younger students here

Download worksheet for older students here

This lesson is on Manta Rays, the largest rays of the ocean.

This lesson is on Dolphins 

Download Dolphin Coloring sheet for younger students here.

Download Find-a-word for younger students here.

This lesson is on Seals

Play the National Geographic Seal Curling Game Here

This lesson is on Penguins

Download Penguin Worksheets here.

This lesson is on the wandering Albatross

This is the final lesson in the program and asks how green your classroom is?