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Geography - Biophysical Interactions (Wetlands Campus)

Stage 6 

Students will investigate an aquatic ecosystem and calculate some of the factors which affect plant and animal life, identify some aspects of water flow, and analyse and summarise those aspects of the wetlands habitat which have been affected by human activity.

This program includes:

Access to a Google Site for pre-visit information and activities

Short Introduction on the day

Fieldwork including:

  • Biophysical factors: water and air temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction water depth, pH, turbidity, dissolved oxygen and salinity. Use of data loggers.
  • Distribution and abundance of pond animals and plants: fixed transect, quadrats and dip netting.
  • Management issues are investigated during a site walk.
  • Interaction of the spheres at this wetland site.

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