Environmental and Zoo Education Centres – high school resources

Secondary KLAs:
Human Society and its Environment, Science
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-14LW) relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction

(SC4-9WS) presents science ideas, findings and information to a given audience using appropriate scientific language, text types and representations

(SC5-9WS) presents science ideas and evidence for a particular purpose and to a specific audience, using appropriate scientific language, conventions and representations

(SC5-8WS) applies scientific understanding and critical thinking skills to suggest possible solutions to identified problems

(BIO11-11) analyses ecosystem dynamics and the interrelationships of organisms within the ecosystem

(BIO11-10) describes biological diversity by explaining the relationships between a range of organisms in terms of specialisation for selected habitats and evolution of species

(BIO11/12-5) analyses and evaluates primary and secondary data and information

(BIO11/12-6) solves scientific problems using primary and secondary data, critical thinking skills and scientific processes

(BIO12-15) explains non-infectious disease and disorders and a range of technologies and methods used to assist, control, prevent and treat non-infectious disease

(GE4-7) acquires and processes geographical information by selecting and using geographical tools for inquiry

(GE5-7) acquires and processes geographical information by selecting and using appropriate and relevant geographical tools for inquiry

(GE5-5) assesses management strategies for places and environments for their sustainability

(GE5-1) explains the diverse features and characteristics of a range of places and environments

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACHGS053) Present findings, arguments and ideas in a range of communication forms selected to suit a particular audience and purpose; using geographical terminology and digital technologies as appropriate

(ACHGS048) Evaluate sources for their reliability and usefulness and select, collect and record relevant geographical data and information, using ethical protocols, from appropriate primary and secondary sources

(ACHGS056) Evaluate sources for their reliability and usefulness and select, collect and record relevant geographical data and information, using ethical protocols, from appropriate primary and secondary sources

(ACHGS064) Evaluate sources for their reliability, bias and usefulness and select, collect, record and organise relevant geographical data and information, using ethical protocols, from a range of appropriate primary and secondary sources

(ACHGS073) Evaluate sources for their reliability, bias and usefulness and select, collect, record and organise relevant geographical data and information, using ethical protocols, from a range of appropriate primary and secondary sources

(ACHGS061) Present findings, arguments and ideas in a range of communication forms selected to suit a particular audience and purpose; using geographical terminology and digital technologies as appropriate

(ACHGS070) Present findings, arguments and explanations in a range of appropriate communication forms, selected for their effectiveness and to suit audience and purpose; using relevant geographical terminology, and digital technologies as appropriate

(ACHGS079) Present findings, arguments and explanations in a range of appropriate communication forms, selected for their effectiveness and to suit audience and purpose; using relevant geographical terminology, and digital technologies as appropriate

(ACHGS052) Apply geographical concepts to draw conclusions based on the analysis of the data and information collected

(ACHGS060) Apply geographical concepts to draw conclusions based on the analysis of data and information collected

(ACHGS068) Apply geographical concepts to synthesise information from various sources and draw conclusions based on the analysis of data and information, taking into account alternative points of view

(ACHGS077) Apply geographical concepts to synthesise information from various sources and draw conclusions based on the analysis of data and information, taking into account alternative points of view

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
Audience:
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Fieldwork, Landforms, Environmental management, Urban areas, Tourism, Geographic location, Scientific inquiry, Living things, Adaptation (Evolution), Ecosystems
Activities:
Brainstorming, Communication activity, Comprehension activity, Critical thinking activity, Data manipulation and interpretation, Experiment, Interactives, Practical activity, Problem solving, Project, Questioning techniques, Research project
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 9 April 2020

Resource ID: 812ac93a-eeee-4bf8-b3fa-08194ad69d6d