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Cumberland Plain Woodland

Why should we care for the Cumberland Plain Woodland and how can we do this? Explore a remnant of the endangered woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan.

Explore the vegetation layers and diversity of plants and animals of the woodland. Investigate interconnections among species and the importance of the woodland’s biodiversity. Consider sustainability measures that protect the woodland and other natural ecosystems.
Stage 2 Science and Technology
Living World outcomes
  • ST2-4LW-S compares features and characteristics of living and non-living things
  • ST2-1WS-S questions, plans and conducts scientific investigations, collects and summarises data and communicates using scientific representations
Inquiry questions
  • What is the life cycle of flowering plants?
  • How are environments and living things in the Cumberland Plain Woodland interdependent?

Stage 3 Geography
Factors That Shape Places outcomes
  • GE3-1 decribes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments
  • GE3-2 explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments
  • GE3-3 compares and contrasts influences on the management of places and environments
  • GE3-4 acquires processes and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for enquiry
Inquiry questions
  • What factors shape the Cumberland Plain Woodland?
  • How do people influence the management of the Cumberland Plain Woodland?

What makes the Cumberland Plain Woodland a special place?

Life cycle of flowering plants

Habitat sweet habitat

Human interactions with the Cumberland Plain Woodland

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