Shark resources

Shark Resources and Courses

Many people fear sharks because of shock stories in the media and scary films like Jaws. The fact is that sharks are a crucial part of the food chain that help keep the oceans and planet healthy. We need to take time to learn the facts about sharks and why they are so important to us and our world, so that we can help to protect sharks. So, we have created a range of FREE and paid engaging shark resources and activities – awesome videos, infographics, fact sheets, worksheets, activities, quizzes, teaching resources and more – and even an AMAZING SHARKS KIDS COURSE ,with the aim of promoting understanding of sharks. We hope you enjoy our shark resources and courses and are inspired to want to protect amazing sharks too.

5 Amazing Shark Facts for Kids

Our favourite 5 Amazing Shark Facts for Kids…

*Sharks have been around since before the dinosaurs * Sharks can produce 30,000 teeth in a lifetime * Humans need sharks as they help ensure a healthy ocean * Shark bite incidents are normally due to mistaken identity * You have more chance of being killed by a cow than a shark *

When is Shark Awareness Day?

Shark & Ray Awareness Day is held worldwide on 14 July every year. Our shark resources and courses will help you plan for it!

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Online Shark Course for Kids

Learn the facts about sharks with Ocean Life Education’s awesome Amazing Sharks kids course (online). Includes awesome videos, activities, infographics and fast facts, plus four shark quizzes. Pass to qualify as a Shark Legend and get awarded with your personalised certificate from Marine Biologist, Richard Coward. Suits Age 7+. Duration 2-3 hours. Cost: $20

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Amazing Sharks - FREE Videos
  1. Built to Hunt
  2. The Point of Teeth
  3. Why We Need Sharks
  4. Why Sharks Attack


Our own range of videos also cover the following shark themed curriculum topics for kids: Adapatation, Habitats, Human Impact, Food Webs, Natural Selection, Classification and more…

Shark Teaching Resource Package

Our online Amazing Sharks kids course comprises a host of engaging infographics, activities and worksheets that educators can use to teach curriculum topics such as Adaptation, Natural Selection, Habitats, Food Webs & Human Impact. Sign up to the course to gain access to these fascinating learning resources. Cost $20.

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Shark-Themed Programs

All of our programs and events can be tailored to focus purely on sharks. This is a great way to engage kids to learn curriculum topics such as life cycles, reproduction and adaptation too!

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Are Whale Sharks Sharks?

Whale sharks look quite different to how we imagine a shark to look. So, are they really sharks?

Amazing Sharks resources
Amazing Sharks Fact Sheet
  • An Introduction to Sharks
  • Shark Habitat
  • Shark Reproduction
  • Human Impact on Sharks
  • Should I be Scared of Sharks?
  • Why We Need Sharks
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Test your general shark knowledge.

Content includes:

What are baby sharks are called? Which is the fastest shark in the ocean?  How many people are killed by sharks in Australia each year?

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Sharks Down Under Australian Shark Facts
  • Sharks of Australia
  • Great White Sharks
  • Human Impact on  Sharks
  • Shark Habitat
  • Should I Be Scared of Sharks?
  • Why Australia Needs Sharks
Amazing Sharks Reproduction
Shark Smart poster
Shark Smart Printable Poster
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Shark Anatomy - Great White
Shark Anatomy and adaptation
Shark Anatomy Fact Sheet
Sharks Teeth and adaptation
Shark Teeth /Adaptation Fact Sheet
Sharks and Human Impact
Why We Need Sharks/ Human Impact
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How much like a shark or ray are you?
Protecting Sharks
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BLOG: Should We Protect Sharks?

Should we protect sharks? We think so…

Why? Because we NEED them! Sharks are a crucial part of the food chain that help keep the oceans, planet, and us, healthy… and their numbers are dwindling fast.

Read our fascinating blog to discover the positive impacts that sharks have on our oceans and lives…

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5 Easy Way You Can Help Protect Sharks

We can all do our bit to help protect sharks. Here are 5 easy way that’s you can help protect sharks:


  • Educate yourself and your friends about the importance of sharks
  • Share your love of sharks on social media
  • Buy only sustainable fish and seafood – check labels thoroughly!
  • Don’t buy fish marked ‘flake’ – it’s shark
  • Join a volunteer shark conservation organisation like Sea Shepherd or Sharks & Rays of Australia or Marine Conservation Australia