Meet the creatures of the coral reef

Meet the creatures of the coral reef
Publication Date: June, 2005
Type of Resource: Video/animation

This video explores some of the animals and plants that live in the shallow waters of a reef at a level suitable for younger students.


It also demonstrates how some reef animals catch food and make their homes in this marine environment.

Additional Information

This video would support students learning about animals and plants that live in a coral reef habitat. It includes the transcript of the audio and provides helpful guidance for teachers with a set of sound discussion questions to pose to students at each of the following stages:


1) Before viewing,


2) As you view,


3) After viewing, and


4) Next steps.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 1 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have a variety of external features > ACSSU017