Text Weeds attack!

TLF ID M016439

Weeds attack! is a web-based, multimedia resource with interactive learning activities aimed at preparing students to investigate a local weed of national significance. This is a hands-on project based on the Weed Warriors program. The resource models the activity of growing a bio control for bitou bush, using a games-based approach and extensive use of video. The students make their way through 16 activities gaining code words along the way. At the end of the adventure they use the code words to gain access to a certificate of success. The activities are suitable for individual or group learning, homework, whole class discussions, demonstrations or investigations. Many of the activities work well on interactive whiteboards.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource addresses the Australian Curriculum cross curriculum priority of sustainability as well as ICT capability, personal and social capability and critical and creative thinking capability for science students in years 5-9. It deepens understanding about the ecological issue of impact of introduced species and problem-solving to address the issue.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Science
  • Technologies

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Organization: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education and Communities, 2013.