Students will investigate water in the world through a wetland ecosystem including water quality, weather and climate, Aboriginal seasonal calendars, catchment management and mapping skills using GPS.
Students examine water as a resource and the factors influencing water quality, flows and availability of water resources. Students investigate variations in people’s perceptions about the value of wetlands and the need for sustainable water management. Students also investigate processes that continue to shape the environment including a hydrologic hazard.
The program will include:
Water quality testing
Catchment and management - Investigate the water flows within the Hunter catchment
Compass and GPS skills
Weather measurements and Aboriginal seasonal calendars
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