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An Introduction to Marine Studies 2nd Ed

This product is proudly Australian Made

ISBN : 978-1-86283-127-8

Published Date : 01 March 2012

Product Code : ST105

Format : 384 page, full colour, sewn and glue bound, 17 x 24cm textbook

Price: $77.00


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Bob Moffatt, Mick O'Connor, Tim Ryan, Alan Wolfe, Mike Sugden and Greg Wirth


A complete three year course for NSW 2019  New South Wales Marine and Aquaculture Technology CEC Years 7-10 Syllabus and Qld 2019 Aquatic Practices Syllabus.  Also suitable for any other course with an introduction to marine studies or science bias.


A textbook written for average students whose teachers want engaging materials and a wide flexible curriculum so as to remain motivated to meet the challanges of teaching modern youth.   384 colour fully illustrated pages, questions and assignment ideas.

Sample pages

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Teachers Information

Easy to read with lots of colour pictures and illustrations

Engaging content for the average student

Summary close exercises for literacy development

Appendix has NSW Syllabus Match (see also sample pages)

Best selling marine education book for middle school students

Matches the

  • NSW Marine and maritime technolgy syllabus
  • Qld Marine and Aquatic Practices syllabus 

Support Material

Marine Teachers Friend (Currently under revision) 

Aquaculture Projects Book

Wet Paper Workbooks

  • Snorkelling
  • Powerboating
  • Radio
  • Navigation
  • Surfing


Ch 0 Introduction

Ch 1 Water safety

Ch 2 First aid

Ch 3 Dangerous creatures

Ch 4 Maintaining equipment

Ch 5 Living in the sea

Ch 6 Seawater 

Ch 7 Boating

Ch 8 Snorkelling

Ch 9 Fishing

Ch 10 Making a surfboard

Ch 11 Aquariums  

Ch 12 Underwater farming

Ch 13 Crayfish

Ch 14 Design systems in aquaculture

Ch 15 Food from the sea

Ch 16 Marine industries

Ch 17 Marine employment

Ch 18 Weather

Ch 19 Oceans

Ch 20 Coastlines and marine life

Ch 21 Estuaries and marine life

Ch 22 Small sea creatures

Ch 23 Waves

Ch 24 Tides and currents

Ch 25 Small sea creatures

Ch 26 Animals without backbones

Ch 27 Marine vertebrates

Ch 28 Trashing the sea

Ch 29 Sea water quality

Ch 30 Saving the sea

Ch 31 Antarctica

Ch 32 Shipwrecks

Appendix (has aquaculture projects)


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