Your task over the next week is to research and present on an ecological issue, answering the big question:
How does ___________ impact on human health and the health of our environment?
The blank can be one of the following issues:
- Climate change
- Habitat destruction (deforestation)
- Introduced species (feral animals or weeds)
- Pollution (air, water or soil)
- Over-harvesting (For example; poaching or over-fishing)
Fold your paper in half and half again and write in each of the quarters:
- What do you KNOW about your topic?
- What do you WANT to know about the topic?
- WHERE are you going to find the information you need?
- HOW are you going to present your new learning?
Here are some sites to help with your research:
- Feral animals in Australia
- Feral animals in Australia for kids
- Invasive animals CRC (This site also has an app for mobile devices)
- Cool Australia – Pollution is everywhere