This resource has been developed for teachers of year 11 Agriculture. It allows students to acquire skills in selecting appropriate research sources and data pertaining to the topic of carbon sequestration and storage in forests. In teaching about carbon sequestration and forestry, this introductory lesson to the science topic is primarily focused on developing the summarisation skills of the student.
Going Bush 2 - Episode 2: Carbon
Going Bush 3 - Episode 2: Carbon storage in buildings
Outcomes A student:
P2.1 describes the biological and physical resources and applies the processes that cause changes in plant production systems
P4.1 applies the principles and procedures of experimental design and agricultural research
Students learn about:
Recent research findings that contribute to plant production systems
Students learn to:
Use a range of sources to gather information about a specific agricultural problem or situation in plant production systems.