The Role of Forests in Environmental Protection
In this lesson students will examine the various roles forests play in protecting the environment. They will understand, measure, and calculate water and air quality parameters used as indicators of environmental health, and interpret their findings.
7 Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:
Visual Arts, Geography, Science National Curriculum Codes:
ACAVAM111, ACHGK037, ACHGK038, ACSHE223, ACSIS130, ACSIS133, ACSSU113, ACSSU222 Strand Content Description:
Use materials, techniques and processes to explore visual conventions when making artworks.
The classification of environmental resources and the forms that water takes as a resource.
The ways that flows of water connect places as it moves through the environment and the way this affects places.
Science knowledge can develop through collaboration and connecting ideas across the disciplines of science.
Summarise data, from students’ own investigations and secondary sources, and use scientific understanding to identify relationships and draw conclusions.
Communicate ideas, findings and solutions to problems using scientific language and representations using digital technologies as appropriate.
Mixtures, including solutions, contain a combination of pure substances that can be separated using a range of techniques.
Water is an important resource that cycles through the environment.
Critical and Creative Thinking, Literacy, Numeracy Cross Curriculum Priorities:
Sustainability Curriculum Connections:
English ScOT Catalogue Terms:
Data Representation, Reasoning, Scientific Inquiry, Separation, Water Cycle, Water Resources Theme/s:
Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes Resource Type/s: