Climate Change Investigation
Facilitated Day Program
Years: Grade 3-7
Students: 25 students
Duration: 1 hour
2012 cost: $5 per student (minimum group cost $75.00)
2013 cost: $5.50 per student (minimum group cost $77.00)
Teacher / student ratio: 1:25
Discover how simple choices can make a difference
Explore the amazing ways plants adapt – will that always be the case?
Connect the strategies you can implement to make an impact
Explore the impacts of climate change on the Australian environment by investigating Australia’s unique biodiversity and ecosystems.
The Australian Curriculum – Science Links
Nature of Science: Science helps us to understand our world and can be used to make predictions, science ideas and understandings change as new evidence becomes available
Science in the community: People in the local community use science in a range of ways for example in caring for plants and animals and informing sustainable practices
Influence of science / Science and culture: Science has led to changes in the way people live and its applications both influence, and can be influenced by, personal and community choices including making decisions about resource use and sustainable management of the environment
Structure and function of living things: The obvious structural features of plants and animals and the functions of these features and how the features of fossils inform understanding about living things of the past
Life cycles: Life cycles and reproductive processes of plants and animals
Grouping living things: Grouping living things on the basis of observable characteristics
Relationships and Interactions of living things: Interactions between living things in a habitat, including simple food chains in different environments
Change at the Earth's surface: Some identifiable characteristics of the Earth’s surface are the result of natural processes of change, such as weathering and erosion
Using Earth's resources: Human activity, such as the use and management of water, energy sources and mineral resources, can have consequences for the environment and other living things.