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Learning objects Earth Alert

TLF ID L33

Tune in to a television program exploring environmental issues. Solve four ecological problems involving pest animals and humans: domestic cats, European wasps, sea stars and rural drivers. Get tips for solving environmental problems in your local area.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students explore processes for preventing and rectifying environmental damage.
  • Students investigate the impact of introduced species on a food web.
Year level

3; 4

Learning area
  • science;
  • studies of society and environment
Strand
  • Science/Science understanding
    Concept
    • Studies of society and environment/Living things
    • Studies of society and environment/Ecological balance
    • Studies of society and environment/Ecology
    • Studies of society and environment/Environment
    • Studies of society and environment/Human impact
    • Science/Local environment
    • Science/Ecology
    • Science/Environmental impact
    • Science/Habitats
    • Science/Human intervention
    Skill
    • Analysis;
    • Application;
    • Comprehension;
    • Knowledge
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Subject matter expert
    • Organisation: Department of Education, Tasmania; e-magine Centre of Excellence in Online Learning
    • Address: Hobart VIC 7000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.education.tas.gov.au/
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    Access profile
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.