This activity provides opportunities for students to develop a concept map to illustrate their understanding of the applications of science to the sustainable management of natural resources.
Science and Society
6.2 Students use scientific concepts to evaluate the costs and benefits of applications of science (including agricultural and industrial practices).
Earth and Beyond
6.3 Students argue a position regarding stewardship of the earth and beyond, and consider the implications of using renewable and non-renewable resources.
Life and Living
6.3 Students prepare scenarios to describe the potential long-term effects of changes in biodiversity caused by human action on ecosystems.
- Any of the materials used in other activities in this module
The initial concept map could begin to be mapped out during introductory activities, developed and modified during developmental activities, and evaluated by the students during culminating activities.
- Collecting information
- Making links
- Reflecting and considering
- Summarising and reporting
Gathering information about student learning
Sources of information could include:
- students’ concept maps
Last reviewed 3 September 2010
Last updated 16 June 2008