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ForestLearning InFocus - The Art and Science of Growing Wood

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In this episode of ForestLearning's InFocus, Laurence takes a look at the science behind growing trees, and meets a plantation research manager who explains the elaborate methods they use to keep Australia's timber industry going. 

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Special thanks to:
Danielle Wiseman, One Forty One
Ian Blackmore, One Forty One

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

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General Capabilities:

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

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Curriculum Connections:

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

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Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry - Sustainability and Certification, Forestry Products - Processing and Technology, Forest Futures - Carbon Renewable Resources and Innovation

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Primary: Multimedia


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