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Cybermarvel: Short cyber activities for Years 3-6!
Get your primary students involved!

Cybermarvel

Short cyber security activities for Years 3-6

What is Cybermarvel?

The Cybermarvel program aims to build online safety awareness in primary school students, staff and families.

It is a collaborative initiative of the education departments across Australia, and will:

Grok Academy is joining the eSafety Commissioner, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Phriendly Phishing, Palo Alto and Ollie Online to collate a range of resources for teachers, students and parents.

You can find all of the resources for our classroom activities, professional learning webinars and classroom posters below.

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How do I get involved?

Click here to register for our Grok Academy Cyber Pack. There are up to 200 teacher packs available that you can use in your classroom. The packs include posters, a cyber security card game and a cipher wheel to encrypt and decrypt messages. These packs support the teaching of cyber security concepts including privacy, secure passwords, scams awareness and cryptography.

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Topic 1: My digital footprint

Students will explore their digital footprint, and explore different ways that private information is shared.

Get the lesson plan:

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Account creation help for DET teachers is also available.

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Topic 2: Secure passwords

Students will learn about the need for passwords, and how to create a strong password.

Get the lesson plan:

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Account creation help for DET teachers is also available.

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Topic 3: Avoiding scams

Students learn about scams and phishing messages: how to spot them and what action they should take if they receive them.

Get the lesson plan:

Download the unplugged activity:

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Account creation help for DET teachers is also available.

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Topic 4: Cryptography

Students learn how to encrypt and decrypt messages using ciphers. Teachers and students can create a free account to access this resource.

Get the lesson plan:

Download the unplugged activities:

Access the online activity:

Account creation help for DET teachers is also available.

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High School teacher looking for Cyber activities?

In addition to our Cybermarvel collection of primary school activities, we have our Schools Cyber Security Challenges designed for high school students and available free to all teachers and students in Australia!

Find out more about the Schools Cyber Security Challenges by visiting our Cyber page.

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For teachers: PL webinar

Cyber Security - relevance in the primary years

Learn why Cyber Security is important and walk away with tips and resources for your students to build security awareness - skills and attitudes.

Complete the registration form to receive updates about the webinar.


This webinar is running twice. Click the buttons below to add it to your calendar on your preferred date.

Date: Thu 14 Oct 2021
Time: 3:30 - 4:30pm

Date: Thu 21 Oct 2021
Time: 3:30 - 4:30pm

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Posters for your classroom

Password tips

Hang this poster on the wall in your classroom to help students learn 6 simple tips to make strong, secure passwords.

Identifying scams

Keep this poster on the wall in your classroom to give students a simple reference for the things to watch out for to avoid being scammed online.

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Our Cyber Security Partners

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