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Working As A Forester

Lesson Overview:

Students will understand that Foresters are scientists who work in forests to ensure a more sustainable future. Students will build an understanding of a Forester’s job and how people use forests.  Students will investigate protection areas around streams, habitat trees, rainforests, threatened species, recreation and heritage sites. 

Year Level/s:

3, 4, 5, 6

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

Geography, Science

National Curriculum Codes:

ACHGK022, ACHGK024, ACHGK029, ACSHE217, ACSHE220, ACSSU073

Strand Content Description:

Geography

  • ACHGK022 - The importance of environments to animals and people, and different views on how they can be protected.

Science

  • ACHGK024 - The natural resources provided by the environment, and different views on how they could be used sustainably.
  • ACHGK029 - The influence people have on the human characteristics of places and the management of spaces within them.
  • ACSHE217 - Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions.
  • ACSHE220 - Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions.
  • ACSSU073 - Living things, including plants and animals, depend on each other and the environment to survive.

General Capabilities:

Ethical Understanding, Literacy, Personal and Social Capabilities

Cross Curriculum Priorities:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures, Sustainability

Curriculum Connections:

English, Geography, Science

ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Attitudes, Biodiversity, Classification, Conservation, Environmental Influences, Environmental Management, Environmental Sustainability, Growth, Habitats, Human Impact, Landforms, Living Things, Natural Heritage, Plant Growth, 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, Worksheet

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Working As A Forester

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