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Investigating ecosystems and interrelationships

Students work as a team of scientists collecting data to present an Environmental Impact Statement for a hotel development in Kings Park. Habitat assessment includes both woodland and wetland environments.

Hands-on ecological fieldwork skills, including surveying biotic, abiotic and cultural heritage factors, will help students understanding of the relationships between organisms and the effects of human activity on ecosystems. Incorporates the use of scientific equipment, digital and spatial technologies and ethical protocols.

To get the full benefit of this program, please bring a number of mobile devices of your choice (tablets or smartphones) with one or more of the following apps downloaded in advance:

  • 'Compass'
  • 'Lux meter'
  • 'QR reader'
  • 'Google earth'.

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Examining Ecosystems program

Tags: Year level: 5,6,7,8,9,10
WA Curriculum links: English,Humanities and Social Sciences,Science,Sustainability
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 90 minutes

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