Program Location: Red Hill Environmental Education Centre and local waterways
Students will participate in field work activities to observe, catalogue and record the living things found in a riparian aquatic environment and describe how the needs of macro-invertebrates are met. They will also investigate how water is used in a variety of ways, share their observations and ideas about the ways that water is used by people in their daily lives and identify some actions which could be taken to care for and use water sustainably.
ST1-1WS-S observes, questions and collects data to communicate and compare ideas
ST1-10ES-S recognises observable changes occurring in the sky and on the land and identifies Earth’s resources
Key inquiry question/s
How can we investigate the observable changes that occur in the sky and on the land?
What are Earth’s resources and how do we use and care for them?
Key syllabus outcomes
Record the observable changes that occur in the sky and on the land (ACSSU019) SysT
Identify how seasonal changes in our daily lives affect livingthings SciT
Observe, ask questions about and describe changes in objects and events (ACSHE021, ACHE034) SciT
Identify and explore the use of a variety of Earth’s resources including water and soil (ACSSU032)
Identify how the Aboriginal people care for Earth’s resources on-Country
Plan and implement strategies considering conservation of resources to address sustainability and to meet personal and/or community needs (ACTDEK001) DesT SysT