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Sustainable Timber Harvesting in Native State Forests

Lesson Overview:

A sustainable timber harvesting lesson with combined fact and work sheet for students to explore questions relating to timber harvesting, forest management and timber harvesting regulation in native state forests.

Year Level/s:

5, 6, 7, 8

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

History, Geography, Science

National Curriculum Codes:

ACHEK001, ACHEK002, ACHEK004, ACHGK037, ACSHE120, ACSHE121, ACSHE135, ACSHE136, ACSSU116

Strand Content Description:

History

  • ACHEK001 - The difference between needs and wants and why choices need to be made about how limited resources are used.
  • ACHEK002 - Types of resources (natural, human, capital) and the ways societies use them in order to satisfy the needs and wants of present and future generations.
  • ACHEK004 - Develop questions to guide an investigation of an economic or business issue or event, and gather data and information from observation, print and online sources.

Geography

  • ACHGK037 - The classification of environmental resources and the forms that water takes as a resource.

Science

  • ACSHE120 - Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations.
  • ACSHE121 - Science understanding influences the development of practices in areas of human activity such as industry, agriculture and marine and terrestrial resource management.
  • ACSHE135 - Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations.
  • ACSHE136 - Science understanding influences the development of practices in areas of human activity such as industry, agriculture and marine and terrestrial resource management.
  • ACSSU116 - Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, but others are non-renewable.

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding, Literacy, Personal and Social Capabilities

Cross Curriculum Priorities:

Sustainability

Curriculum Connections:

English

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Environmental Management, Industries, Natural Resources, Renewable Resource, Resource Management

Theme/s:

Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry - Sustainability and Certification, Forestry Products - Processing and Technology

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Fact Sheet

Secondary: Student Worksheet

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Sustainable Timber Harvesting in Native State Forests

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Timber Harvesting in Native State Forests Worksheet

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File Type: PDF

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