TLF ID M020817
This is an extended unit of work focusing on biosecurity and its importance for Australia. The unit is organised into three major sections: biosecurity awareness-raising; practical participation in biosecurity related investigations; and promoting a biosecurity-aware community. Each section contains numerous student activities. Altogether the unit describes and supports 27 student activities, many with multiple parts. Activities include examining the issue of food security for an expanding global population, conducting fruit fly surveillance and developing a personal biosecurity plan. Students are supported by structured tasks and questions as well as by links to a large number of videos and websites; teachers are supported by lesson advice and pedagogical suggestions.