Aim to sustain – help a habitat

Primary KLAs:
English, Human Society and its Environment, Science and Technology
Secondary KLAs:
English, Human Society and its Environment, Science
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8

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Students will identify and explore ways in which human activity threatens animal habitats. The resource includes videos, worksheets and links to further interactive resources. Students have the opportunity to compose and present persuasive texts. The resource includes support notes for teachers and/or supervisors. One of the 'Aim to sustain' cross-curricular resources on learning for sustainability for years 5 to 8.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-8WS) selects and uses appropriate strategies, understanding and skills to produce creative and plausible solutions to identified problems

(SC4-15LW) explains how new biological evidence changes people's understanding of the world

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

(ST3-4LW-S) examines how the environment affects the growth, survival and adaptation of living things

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSHE083) Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives

(ACSIS091) Suggest improvements to the methods used to investigate a question or solve a problem

(ACSIS093) Communicate ideas, explanations and processes in a variety of ways, including multi-modal texts

(ACSSU094) The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment

(ACSHE220) Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions

(ACSIS108) Suggest improvements to the methods used to investigate a question or solve a problem

(ACSIS110) Communicate ideas, explanations and processes in a variety of ways, including multi-modal texts

(ACSSU112) Interactions between organisms can be described in terms of food chains and food webs; human activity can affect these interactions

(ACSHE121) Science understanding influences the development of practices in areas of human activity such as industry, agriculture and marine and terrestrial resource management

(ACSIS132) Use scientific knowledge and findings from investigations to evaluate claims

(ACSIS133) Communicate ideas, findings and solutions to problems using scientific language and representations using digital technologies as appropriate

(ACSHE136) Science understanding influences the development of practices in areas of human activity such as industry, agriculture and marine and terrestrial resource management

(ACSIS234) Use scientific knowledge and findings from investigations to evaluate claims

(ACSIS148) Communicate ideas, findings and solutions to problems using scientific language and representations using digital technologies as appropriate

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Ecological sustainability, Biodiversity, Habitats
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 5 November 2018

Resource ID: d09c592f-e036-495d-9822-ba4978f3b740