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ForestLearning InFocus - How Do We Produce Hardwood?

Lesson Overview:

In this video we visit a hardwood plantation operation in Tasmania helping to build our homes with sawn and engineered wood products, and paper. Discover the impact of new technologies (in one case transferred from the confectionary industry!) on the way trees are bred and seedlings are sown in nurseries, planted and grown.

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3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding

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Curriculum Connections:

Design and Technologies, Geography, Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), Multimedia, Science, Science - Biology, Science - Earth and Environmental, Science - Earth and Environmental Science

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Environmental Management, Environmental Sustainability, Eucalypts, Forestry, Forests, Genetics, Innovation, Native Species, Plant Reproduction, Plantations, Renewable Resource, Science, Sustainability, Technologies, Technology, Timber, Trees


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

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Primary: Multimedia


ForestLearning InFocus - How Do We Produce Hardwood?

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