Forests

Lower secondary students research the unique characteristics of Australia’s different forest types. They explore the significance of relationships and interrelationships in a native forest and woodlands. They investigate the significance of an old growth tree ecosystem and consider why there is a need for their conservation. Students identify the impacts of climate change on forests and plan for action in their local area.

mountain ash forest

Science

  Students investigate the interactions and relationships of forest ecosystems and consider human impacts on a living system.
 

Mathematics

  Using data students make informed decisions about Australian native forests, timber plantations and carbon offsets.
 

English

  Using a variety of text types, students consider different perspectives about issues relating to Australian forests.

Take on the role of the forest manager in the Eco forest interactive. See if you can protect the habitats of 5 important species whilst sustainably logging the forest to keep jobs in the local town.