Stay Home Marine Environment – Sample Week D

Monday Activity – World Oceans Day Quiz!

Age Group: Primary and Secondary

Woo-hoo today you can celebrate a virtual WORLD OCEANS DAY (which takes place on June 8, 2021)!! Today’s the day to celebrate our beautiful Oceans and all the sea-life that inhabits them! Test your knowledge of our Oceans with our special Oceans Day quiz 🙂 Click on the image below to get started.

Tuesday Activity – Arts & Crafts Up-cycled Crab

Age Group: Primary

This week as part of our Tuesday up-cycled crafts activity we take on the crab! Did you know there are 850 species of crab in the World?! Ghost crab, spider crab, fiddler crab, but to name a few…what will yours be?! Tag us with your creations @GreenSchoolsIre #GreenSchoolsStayHome

How to make an Up-cycled Crab

Wednesday VideoBBC Trials of Life: One Hundred Million Crabs

Age Group: Primary and Secondary

Watch the amazing annual spawning event of millions of red crabs on Christmas Island, with this great clip from the BBC’s documentary the Trials of Life and then have a go at our quiz!

Crab Quiz

Thursday Lesson – Learn about the Atlantic Salmon

Age Group: Primary

This week we learn about the Atlantic Salmon – find out about the life-cycle of this amazing fish and how they spend their lives migrating between freshwater and the Ocean! Check out our fact sheet.


Atlantic Salmon Fact Sheet


Friday Share – Doon Convent Primary School & St. Patrick’s Junior N.S.

Age Group: All

This week we have two shares from Schools on the Marine Environment theme.

  • Have a look at the gorgeous artwork and displays created by Doon Convent Primary School in Limerick, click on the image to take you to their presentation.
  • If you haven’t heard it already you are in for a treat, listen to this fantastic song “Don’t Throw it Away!” on the YouTube video by St Patrick’s JNS

Doon Convent Presentation