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Water Management - Stage 4

Students will explore how topography and landscape features affect water movement travels and develop an understanding of sustainable water management practices. They will investigate how water flows through the Garden and undertake water quality tests to examine how natural processes and human interference can alter water quality. Students will also participate in a role play debate.

Learning Activities

  • Students will examine factors influencing water flows and the availability of water resources in different places e.g. topography. 
  • They will conduct water quality tests at significant zones in the Garden to examin how natural and human interference can effect water quality. 
  • Students will also participate in a stakeholders role play and examine the role of governments and individuals and communities in sustainable water management. 

Stages

Stage 4 Geography

Location

Visitor Centre

Duration

2 hours

Cost

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Key Content
  • Explore the way that topography and landscape features affect water movement across a landscape. 
  • Identify human features and uses of water. 
  • Undertake fieldwork to investigate how natural processes and human interference can alter water quality. 
  • Investigate water conservation measures to develop an understanding of sustainable management of water resources.
Syllabus Outcomes

GEOGRAPHY

GE4-1 locates and describes the diverse features and characteristics of a range of places and environments
GE4-5 discusses management of places and environments for their sustainability
GE4-7 acquires and processes geographical information by selecting and using geographical tools for inquiry

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Sustainable Development Goals

Through our education programs we aim to 
•    ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning (SDG 4)
•    demonstrate actions that work towards making cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable (SDG 11)
•    inform and empower students to preserve our forests and halt biodiversity loss (SDG 15)

Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals we promote prosperity for the whole community, while protecting our planet for future generations.