Document study about the impact of societal attitudes on water use and conservation. Year 7 to 12
Document study on the introduction of the cactoblastis cactorium caterpillar, its success against prickly pear, and issues of biological controls for pests. Year 7 to 12
Document study investigating techniques of obtaining and managing water – from nuclear explosions to praying for rain. Year 7 to 12
Document study investigating issues surrounding large-scale water schemes and their consequences. Year 7 to 12
Another great presentation from TED - only two things to remember - SHAKE & FOLD!
Cleaning up massive oil spills in Earth’s oceans, lakes and rivers is a big problem. Try cleaning up a tiny oil spill by testing materials like sand, paper towels, dryer lint and grass. Which work best? Rate them online, and learn what results other experimenters got.
The following articles on environmental fashion are well worth reading and summarising:
this Subject Guide
Chris Jordan, an American photographer, has created a series of pictures depicting different aspects of waste and consumerism. Although the statistics refer to the United States, it is relevant to Australia because our lifestyles are very similar.
Running the Numbers is just one of his photographic collections of common everyday objects; presented in a way which will amaze and appall you. Just click the image to zoom in to see the finer details.
16 Eco Criteria to Define Sustainable Apparel / Ethical Fashion.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice. Quote by Henry Ford
Here you will find education resources about litter reduction, free for use in your classroom. Included are facts and general information for students about litter, how to dispose of it correctly and the environmental impacts it can cause.
You will also find a selection of curriculum-linked lesson ideas and accompanying student activity sheets and extra resources, including a Global Ocean Currents interactive map and Litterbug animations.
These resources are based on the educational material developed by KESAB environmental solutions in partnership with Australian Packaging Covenant and Wrigley. For more resources visit the Litter Less website www.letsbesustainable.com.au/litterless, or to
Information about litter, its impact on the environment and how to reduce it.
A selection of curriculum-linked lesson ideas to educate about litter and litter reduction.
A Global Ocean Currents interactive map and Litterbug animations.