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Various Demands for Plantation and Native Forests

Lesson Overview:

Students will learn about Australia’s native and plantation forests, where they are found around Australia and the products that are sourced from them. They will aslo learn about the characteristics of hardwood and softwood trees.

Year Level/s:

4, 5, 6

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

Geography, Science

National Curriculum Codes:

ACHGK021, ACHGS027, ACHGS034, ACHGS035, ACHGS038, ACHGS041, ACHGS042, ACHGS045, ACSSU043

Strand Content Description:

Geography

  • ACHGK021 - The types of natural vegetation and the significance of vegetation to the environment and to people.
  • ACHGS027 - Collect and record relevant geographical data and information, for example, by observing by interviewing, conducting surveys, measuring, or from sources such as maps, photographs, satellite images, the media and the internet.
  • 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.
  • ACHGS042 - Evaluate sources for their usefulness and represent data in different forms, for example, maps, plans, graphs, tables, sketches and diagrams
  • ACHGS045 - 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.

Science

  • ACSSU043 - Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment.

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking

Cross Curriculum Priorities:

N/A

Curriculum Connections:

N/A

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Adaptation, Data Analysis, Data Collections, Data Representation, Geographical Location, Key, Maps, Natural Resources, Oral Presentations, 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, Student Worksheet

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Various Demands for Plantation and Native Forests

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Various Demands for Plantation and Native Forests

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Australia's Native Forest Distribution Map

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Australia's Plantation Distribution Map

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