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Greening and Caring for the Natural Landscape

Greening and Caring for the Natural Landscape

This exciting experience involves the students immersing themselves in hands-on experiences caring for the natural landscape. Students will take part in tree planting and regeneration of the site, learning about native plants of the area. Students will have the opportunity to carry out waterbug surveys on the Murray River and take part in recording water health data.

Key Inquiry Questions

  • How can we care for the natural environment?

  • What impacts do humans have on the environment?

Key syllabus Outcomes

  • GE2-1 examines features and characteristics of places and environment

  • GE2-2 describes the ways people, places and environments interact

  • GE2-3 examines differing perceptions about the management of places and environments

Students will:

  • ┬áTake part in tree planting and nature regeneration of the Gol Gol environmental centre

  • Identify native species of plants and their importance in the environment

  • Participate in a water bug survey and collect data on river health

Tree Planting

Murray River Health

Water bug survey

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