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Exploring Western Australian habitats and the role of conservation

Explore the Western Australian Botanic Garden and bushland to discover native vegetation types and plant and animals communities. Examine the relationships between the plants and animals in these unique Western Australian Environments.  After investigating threats and change to local environments and habitat, develop action to help conserve and protect them.

'Really engaging, love the hands-on approach and link to conservation. The kids LOVED it!' - Year 4 Teacher

Outcomes

By the end of this program students will:

  • Become familiar with some main vegetation types, focusing on Western Australia
  • Investigate how climate and vegetation are connected
  • Explore the significance of vegetation to the environment and people
  • Explore the relationships between plants and animals in these vegetation areas
  • Explore factors that cause the environment to change over time and threats to habitats such as drought
  • Develop an 'action' to protect a particular environment.

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

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Tags: Year level: 4,5,6
Curriculum links: Geography,Science,Sustainability
Program type: Education program
Maximum duration: 90 minutes