Students begin work on a geographical depth study into the causes and consequences of environmental change and evaluate the Parklands management responses for its urban wetland in the past, present and future.
Stage 5 Geography
Environmental Change and Management of Wetland Ecosystem program activities:
Water quality survey to assess storm water quality in the Parklands' pond system
Investigate ponds management practices to determine their effectiveness.
Environmental functions of the environment: source, sink, service, and spiritual and how they relate to the wetlands
Curriculum outcomes and syllabus indicators:
GE5-5 - Assesses management strategies for places and environments for their sustainability
GE5-3 - Analyses the effect of interactions and connections between people, places and environments
GE5-2 - Explains processes and influences that form and transform places and environment
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