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Field of Mars Environmental Education Centre

Field of Mars Environmental Education Centre

Experience Engage Enable

Telephone02 9816 1298

Emailfieldofmar-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Ecosystem dynamics

Biological diversity and ecosystem dynamics excursion

Biology

A Stage 6 fieldwork excursion focusing on skills and content from syllabus Modules 3 and 4 including:

  • case studies of two unique animals, their evolution, adaptations and population changes due to human impacts
  • biotic/abiotic comparison of two sites to provide habitat assessment data for the above
  • hands-on ecological survey methods
  • analysis of human impacts and their management

The excursion activities have a very strong focus on the syllabus skills for working scientifically.

Maximum 4 classes per day.

Location

Buffalo Creek Reserve