Working in… Earth Sciences – Marine Biologist

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The Working In… series compiles a selection of fascinating STEM jobs in a multitude of fields. They are designed to highlight the variety of STEM careers available to students that they may not have considered, or been aware of before now. Find out where your future career may lie here.

For Kathryn working as a marine biologist is a bit like being in school still, in that she gets to do science experiments as part of her job. Every day she sees just how relevant her studies are to her role now. She says the highlights of her work include job variety, getting paid to scuba, and the flexibility of the job.

Find out how Kathryn uses Biology and Maths in her career with this resource for Year 4, 6, 7, and 9 students who are learning about ecosystems.

Working In… Earth Science – Marine Biologist

Video length: 4:18 mins

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Years: 4, 6, 7, 9


Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Living Things

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems


4, 6-7 & 9