24-PAGE STUDENT WORKBOOK

Explore WA’s unique species and habitats to understand biodiversity concepts

WA is home to diverse habitats and unique flora and fauna found nowhere else on Earth. But WA is now also home to some species which do not belong, and have altered the balance of our ecosystems. Preserving biodiversity is not just important for the animals and plants it saves – biodiversity impacts human survival.

Discover the basics of biodiversity and classification as you explore the variety of plants, animals and habitats that can be found in our great State.

This resource supports the WA Curriculum: Science, HASS and English.


BONUS: includes activities, merit stickers and posters for your class


 

Click here to download to promotional poster for your staffroom


Take a photo, write a caption – and win!

Grab a camera, get outdoors and start photographing WA’s biodiversity – it could be as simple as some spring wildflowers or a neighbourhood magpie! Include a short caption with your photo and submit it all online.

Winners and their schools will share in almost $25,000 of cash prizes! Click here for further details.

COMPETITION BEGINS IN TERM 2.

What's Included?

Thanks to support from Chevron Australia, schools will not be invoiced.

Most schools* will automatically receive one class set inside the June 12 edition of The Sunday Times (35 copies).

Includes activities, merit stickers and posters for your class.

Please allow one to two days for delivery. Orders must be placed by 10am on the Friday prior to first delivery date. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate back orders.

*CONTACT MEDIA EDUCATION TO ENQUIRE.

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June 12: student activity book (24-pages)

WA’s native species

Australian wildlife is unique, with many species found nowhere else. Discover the basics of biodiversity and explore the native species that call our State home, as well as introduced threats.

WA’s habitats and ecosystems

WA is a massive state that stretches across multiple climate zones and has a range of landforms – providing a variety of habitats to support a range of wildlife. Discover different habitat types and how wildlife interacts with the surrounding environment to form ecosystems.

Sustainability in WA

Australia’s biodiversity remains under considerable pressure. Discover the threats facing WA wildlife as well as some of the organisations working to combat biodiversity loss. Find out what you can do to help care for the environment.

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Celebrate WA’s amazing biodiversity through the camera lens.

Share in almost $25,000 of cash prizes!

Grab a camera, get outdoors and start photographing WA’s biodiversity – it could be as simple as some spring wildflowers or a neighbourhood magpie! Include a short caption with your photo and submit it all online.

It’s easy to enter!

  • DISCOVER: Find out about WA’s unique species, the threats they face and how people can help.
  • PLAY: Grab a camera and spend some time developing your photography skills.
  • EXPLORE: Get outside and capture the diversity of our state’s plants, animals and landscapes.
  • SHARE: Compose a captivating caption that highlights the biodiversity story of your favourite photo. This competition closes on September 23.

Click here for more information and to enter.

COMPETITION BEGINS IN TERM 2.

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