Primary Schools

Flatbacks are part of the marine environment of the Pilbara and Kimberley, more information can be found at Marine Parks WA.

Please find below links to Primary resources developed by Parks and Wildlife Service for the Pilbara and Kimberley marine environment, suitable for primary students:

Secondary Schools

In 2017 two secondary school Bush Rangers WA groups assisted with monitoring at Thevenard Island. To see what some of the students from Onslow school experienced watch below:

Promising and enthusiastic students that have assisted with monitoring can be invited to return for a second season of monitoring as a volunteer. 

Onslow School Bush Ranger Cadets have an ongoing relationship with the North West Shelf Flatbacks program.

You may wish to look at our education projects page for research that has educational components, or to use our digital model of a flatback turtle.

Marine Turtle Education Resources

Digital Technologies Hub, PAWSEY Supercomputing Centre and WA Marine Science Institution have used authentic data sets from DBCA scientists to develop education resources that your students can use to analyse recent data and answer questions relating to current conservation management issues:

Other Secondary school resources are under development.

Please contact us for further information.