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1. An insight into the marine life of Seychelles book

This booklet is a first step to help teachers, students and amateurs learn more about  the natural history and ecology of the marine environment around the coastal areas of Seychelles as well about how they can help promote conservation of marine life. Its in two parts.

An insight into the marine life of Seychelles book part 1

An insight into the marine life of Seychelles book part 2

2. Birds are brilliant

Birds are an excellent starting point for teaching children about their conservation. This resource is intended to help teachers intergrate birds into their lessons. Its in two parts.

Birds are brilliant – activity guide for teachers-part1

Birds are brilliant – activity guide for teachers-part2

3. Discover Seychelles Birds

This book is an introduction to many of the bird species found in the inner Seychelles. It has photographs of 63 bird species, including all the species you are most likely to see when birdwatching here. It can be used
to help identify the bird species you see, and gives ecological and conservation information on them in non-technical language.

Discover Seychelles’ Birds

4. Learning for Sustainable Living in Seychelles

The concept of sustainable living goes beyond development. It captures what any of us would identify as being fundamental to having secure, productive and fulfilling lives, for ourselves and our children. This book is an educational guide to sustainable living in Seychelles.

Learning for Sustainable Living in Seychelles

5. Seychelles Wildlife Colouring Book

This book was made possible by Rahel Winiger, Nature Seychelles’ 17 year old volunteer, who did the drawings!

Seychelles Wildlife Colouring Book

6. Activity and Games

wsc_activity_games

7. Stream Teams: Activity guide for wildlife club leaders and members

This Stream Teams guide will enable you to organise and carry out programmes and activities that are fun, interesting, informative and safe for children to be involved in outside of the classroom

WCS stream team book

Marine Education Trust Resources

The Marine Education Trust has produced a new education pack called Explore the Sea, which is a series of resources for young people that is intended to be very practical and hands-on while not requiring a great deal of additional equipment or materials.  It’s not meant to be a course, just ideas that can be mixed, matched and adapted depending on what individual organisations need at the time.

Explore the Sea is a resource pack containing a series of practical activities to teach young people about the different habitats, marine life and environmental pressures affecting tropical coral reef ecosystems.  It is arranged in seven topic areas that cover five particular ecosystems (reefs and lagoons, sandy beaches, rocky shores, mangroves and the open ocean) as well as introducing general ecological concepts and highlighting important conservation concerns.

The pack contains Educators’ Notes, which provide background information about the different subject areas, and Student Sheets, which provide instructions for the activities.  The activites range from art and science to role plays, and are designed to be an ideas base rather than a comprehensive ecology course to follow.  They are intended to be flexible – an activity suggested for one topic can easily be adapted for another – and should be appropriate for formal or informal education settings.

Educators’ Notes

Student Sheets:

Introducing ecology

Reefs and lagoons (1)

Reefs and lagoons (2)

Sandy shores

On the rocks

Marvellous mangroves

The open ocean

Conservation concerns