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Geography - Investigating the Wetlands (Wetlands Campus)

Stage 4

Students will investigate water in the world through a wetland ecosystem including water quality, weather and climate, Aboriginal seasonal calendars, catchment management and mapping skills using GPS.

Students examine water as a resource and the factors influencing water quality, flows and availability of water resources. Students investigate variations in people’s perceptions about the value of wetlands and the need for sustainable water management. Students also investigate processes that continue to shape the environment including a hydrologic hazard.

The program will include:


  • Water quality testing
  • Catchment and management - Investigate the water flows within the Hunter catchment
  • Compass and GPS skills
  • Weather measurements and Aboriginal seasonal calendars

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