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Forests and forestry in NSW

Lesson Overview:

Factsheet and worksheet combined to guide discussions around the purpose, management and types of forests and the forestry industry in NSW.

Year Level/s:

5, 6, 7

Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

History, Science

National Curriculum Codes:


Strand Content Description:


  • ACHEK001 - The difference between needs and wants and why choices need to be made about how limited resources are used.
  • 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.


  • ACSSU094 - The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment.
  • ACSSU116 - Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, but others are non-renewable.

General Capabilities:

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

Cross Curriculum Priorities:


Curriculum Connections:


ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Attitudes, Conservation, Habitats, Materials, Natural Resources, Sustainable Development


Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry - Sustainability and Certification

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Fact Sheet


Forests and forestry in NSW

Student Resource

Forests and Forestry in NSW Worksheet

Forests and Forestry in NSW Worksheet

File Size: 549.59 kb
File Type: PDF


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