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The Wild Forest Adventure

Lesson Overview:

Join our characters Serge and Kim in an interactive comic book adventure exploring the amazing worlds of woodwork, ferals and poo. Use the book as a journey companion, record and guide. Challenge your knowledge of forests and forestry in NSW with puzzles, plays, word games, craft, and fun with numbers.

HOW TO USE THE ONLINE ADVENTURE: https://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/sustainability/education/resources-and-publications/wild-forest/how

TEACHER NOTES: https://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/sustainability/education/resources-and-publications/wild-forest/teachers

 

LET'S START!
Hey look - some signposts! Which way will we go?

  • THE WILD FOREST ADVENTURE - WOODWORK
    In this lesson students will learn about the different uses of wood from a State Forest. Students will learn about how trees are selected for timber, the types of timber produced, and harvesting. The game is a part of the Wild Forest Adventure series and has been especially designed for students. It provides interesting and relevant information about the forest environment in a stimulating and fun way.

http://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/community/education/resources-and-publications/wild-forest/woodwork

 

  • THE WILD FOREST ADVENTURE - Ferals
    Find out about the status, numbers, distribution, original purpose, capabilities, associated problems, and the control of feral animals.

https://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/sustainability/education/resources-and-publications/wild-forest/ferals

 

  • THE WILD FOREST ADVENTURE - Poo ... it's just around the bend
    All about biosolids - making biosolids, using biosolids, and 'biosolids and you'.

https://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/sustainability/education/resources-and-publications/wild-forest/biosolids

 

Student Printables - The 'Wild forest adventure' is also available in a print version - download the student workbook, either in full or as one part, in the column to the right.

 

For more NSW Forestry Corporation resources go to:

https://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/sustainability/education

Year Level/s:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

History, Geography, Science, Design and Technologies, Technology

National Curriculum Codes:

ACHEK002, ACHGK021, ACHGK024, ACTDEK010, ACTDEK012, ACTDEK013, ACTDEK019, ACTDEK021, ACTDEK023

Strand Content Description:

History

  • 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.

Geography

  • ACHGK021 - The types of natural vegetation and the significance of vegetation to the environment and to people.

Science

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

Design and Technologies

  • ACTDEK010 - Recognise the role of people in design and technologies occupations and explore factors, including sustainability that impact on the design of products, services and environments to meet community needs
  • ACTDEK012 - Investigate food and fibre production and food technologies used in modern and traditional societies.
  • ACTDEK019 - Investigate how people in design and technologies occupations address competing considerations, including sustainability in the design of products, services and environments for current and future use.
  • ACTDEK021 - Investigate how and why food and fibre are produced in managed environments.
  • ACTDEK023 - Investigate characteristics and properties of a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment and evaluate the impact of their use.

Technology

  • ACTDEK013 - Investigate the suitability of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment for a range of purposes.

General Capabilities:

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

Cross Curriculum Priorities:

Sustainability

Curriculum Connections:

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

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Agriculture, Design, Environmental Sustainability, Fibres, Technologies

Theme/s:

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

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Multimedia

Secondary: Research and Worksheet Task

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The Wild Forest Adventure

Student Resource

ONLINE RESOURCE: The Wild Forest Adventure - Interactive PDF Student Workbook

A Wild Forest Adventure interactive student workbook is a fully online and activities based companion to the A Wild Forest Adventure webpages developed by Forestry Corporation of NSW.

File Size: 12.15 mb
File Type: PDF

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Wild Forest Adventures - Interactive PDF Student Workbook

A Wild Forest Adventure interactive student workbook is a fully online and activities based companion to the A Wild Forest Adventure webpages developed by Forestry Corporation of NSW.

File Size: 12.15 mb
File Type: PDF

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PRINTABLES: The Wild Forest Adventure - Full workbook

Use the book as a journey companion, record and guide. Challenge your knowledge of forests and forestry with puzzles, plays, word games, craft, and fun with numbers.

File Size: 2.75 mb
File Type: PDF

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PRINTABLES: The Wild Forest Adventure - Woodwork

File Size: 464.36 kb
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PRINTABLES: The Wild Forest Adventure - Ferals

File Size: 466.97 kb
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PRINTABLES: The Wild Forest Adventure - Poo its just around the bend

File Size: 442.42 kb
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