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Lachlan Wetlands: A Dynamic Ecosystem

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The Lachlan Wetlands: a Dynamic Ecosystem program provides senior biology students with the opportunity to collect a variety of data for a depth study exploring ecosystem dynamics within an urban wetland and grey-headed flying fox colony. This program is linked to  Module 4. 

Stage 6 Biology (Module 4)

Students will gain an understanding of the Lachlan Wetland through scientific investigation and use their knowledge to make predictions about the future of this ecosystem.

Lachlan Wetlands program activities:

  • Measuring biotic and abiotic factors along a transect to determine relationships between them

  • Identifying impacts of environmental and human pressures on the ecosystem

  • Working in small groups to design a monitoring and management plan for an ecosystem pressure

Curriculum links and syllabus outcomes:

  • BIO11/12-1 develops and evaluates questions and hypotheses for scientific investigation

  • BIO11/12-3 conducts investigations to collect valid and reliable primary and secondary data and information

  • BIOL11/12-5 analyses and evaluates primary and secondary data and information

  • BIO11-11 analyses ecosystem dynamics and the interrelationships of organisms within the ecosystem

Location

The WILD PLAY Discovery Centre

Duration

Full Day

Cost

Click here. Minimum charges apply. Discounts apply for full day programs!