Text Forest learning: forests in environmental protection

TLF ID M016071

This resource is a six-page pdf produced by Forest and Wood Products Australia discussing how forests help to preserve the environment. It includes sections on: water quality, air pollution, and particulate matter. The resource also includes two science activities: collecting water samples, and testing air quality. It is supported by the use of photographs, illustrations, graphs, and a data sheet template for recording information.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource for the year 7 geography unit, Place and liveability. The information on how forests help to create better water and air quality in the pdf is relevant to the content description referring to the influence of environmental quality on the liveability of places.
  • This resource is also relevant to the year 7 science curriculum, Science Understanding strand. The information on measuring water quality is relevant to the content description referring to water as an important resource that cycles through the environment.
Year level


Learning area
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA)
  • Organization: Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA)
  • URL: http://www.forestlearning.edu.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Forest Learning
  • Organization: Forest Learning
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.forestlearning.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
  • Image
  • © 2011 Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA). Provided all acknowledgements are retained, this material may be used, reproduced and communicated free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes within Australia and in overseas schools where the Australian curriculum is taught.