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Video Daniel O'Doherty

TLF ID M016632

This 5 minute video segment from Catalyst describes how a school student conducted his own scientific investigation. Daniel O'Doherty was intrigued to find out what was the carbon impact of travel to and from school each day, and what could be done to reduce this impact. His project won the 2008 Action Against Climate Change Eureka Schools Prize.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is a source of inspiration for students from years 5 to 10 who may be undertaking their own science investigation and hence are addressing the science inquiry skills of the Australian Curriculum and. This resource also addresses the Australian Curriculum cross curriculum priority, Sustainability as the project proposed some solutions to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10

Learning area
  • Science
  • Technologies

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Catalyst
  • Organization: ABC - Catalyst
  • 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: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • 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
  • Video
Rights
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.