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Australia's Amazing Mountain Ash

Lesson Overview:

Students will learn about the Native Tasmanian and Victorian Mountain Ash tree and the products it provides us when the trees have been harvested. 

 

Year Level/s:

4, 5, 6

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

Geography, Science

National Curriculum Codes:

ACHGK021, ACHGK022, ACHGK024, ACHGS034, ACHGS035, ACHGS038, ACHGS041

Strand Content Description:

Geography

  • ACHGK021 - The types of natural vegetation and the significance of vegetation to the environment and to people.
  • ACHGK022 - The importance of environments to animals and people, and different views on how they can be protected.
  • ACHGS034 - Collect and record relevant geographical data and information, using ethical protocols, from primary and secondary sources, for example, people, maps, plans, photographs, satellite images, statistical sources and reports.
  • ACHGS035 - Evaluate sources for their usefulness and represent data in different forms, for example, maps, plans, graphs, tables, sketches and diagrams
  • ACHGS038 - Present findings and ideas in a range of communication forms, for example, written, oral, graphic, tabular, visual and maps; using geographical terminology and digital technologies as appropriate.
  • ACHGS041 - Collect and record relevant geographical data and information, using ethical protocols, from primary and secondary sources, for example, people, maps, plans, photographs, satellite images, statistical sources and reports.

Science

  • ACHGK024 - The natural resources provided by the environment, and different views on how they could be used sustainably.

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking

Cross Curriculum Priorities:

N/A

Curriculum Connections:

N/A

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Conservation, Creating Texts, Data Analysis, Environmental Impact, Forest Fires, Geographical Location, Maps, Natural Resources, Plant Growth, Sustainable Development, Vegetation

Theme/s:

Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry - Sustainability and Certification, Forestry Products - Processing and Technology, Forest Futures - Carbon Renewable Resources and Innovation

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Activity

Secondary: Lesson Plan, Multimedia, Student Worksheet

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