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On-Line Student Resources

Resources for at home learning or back at school

 

There are lots of links to great environmentally based curriculum resources on this website that are being continually updated.

Please also see below for links to our other online resources from a range of organisations, perfect for learning at home. To access the lesson, click on the hyperlink in the name of the lesson column.

Thank you to the many local Natural Resource Management Groups, Environmental Organisations and Schools willing to work with SEED to share their expertise and resources so we can continue to support our local teachers and students in North East Victoria.

 

 Spotlight Walk - Nocturnal Wildlife and their habitat
Document Number Link to Lesson Name and Description of Lesson Year Levels
 1 Upcycle student resource.doc
Upcycle_teacher.doc
Student Video
The SEED Upcycle Challenge!
Give your students the challenge of upcycling something from home! This activity is focused on waste and resource recovery. It challenges students to be creative and fun.
 
ALL 
2 My Sustainability Diary final.doc  My Sustainability Diary 
A home audit which develops an awareness and understanding of sustainability measures that can be undertaken by students. This includes areas of waste, water and energy. It aims to encourage students to be resource smart at home.
 4 - 8
3  What goes where.doc What Goes Where?
 An activity to help students sort what goes in which of your kerbside bins and why. It also looks briefly at what resources are needed to make and item and what an item can be 'recycled' into.
 F - 3
 4  River Detectives Nature Study and Nature Play April 2020.pdf River Detectives matrix for this month's theme of nature based activities.  Various
5   (https://www.riverdetectives.net.au/billabong-banter/conversations/river-detectives-at-a-distance/). The River Detectives website has many resources for different topics and age groups under the Resource River bank section.   Various
6  https://sway.office.com/scDkAcUD06aa9aPi?ref=Link 15 Mile Creek Outdoor School Remote Learning  April
Suggestions and activities for students to complete in their own backyards that will help keep them connect to nature - including interviewing a tree, citizen science, water saving and sound mapping activities.

 Various
7  Water Conservation 2020.pdf North East Water has reviewed and updated this extensive unit on Water Conservation.

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8  https://www.newater.com.au/teacher#86483-

North East Water has available a number of locally developed resources to support your on-line classes. Classroom powerpoint presentations are available for: 

  • Choose Tap – the benefits of drinking tap water for your health, the environment and your budget. This is suitable for Year 3-6 to view. There is a double bubble activity sheet available for the students. 
  • Water Wise  – great ideas about why we should be water efficient and tips on how to accomplish them are covered. There is a student SWOT sheet available to complement this information. Other student reflection sheets and activities are also available such as for the water cycle.

9  Spotlight Walk - Nocturnal Wildlife and their habitat  The Rural City of Wangaratta’s annual guided wildlife spotlight walk has been transformed into a virtual tour this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. Council's Environment and Sustainability team have created a video which explores the natural habitat and biology of our local nocturnal native animals including owls, gliders, possums and bats. The video will be available from 5pm on Friday 15th of May and we hope it will inspire you to grab a torch to check out the wildlife in your own backyards. 

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10  River Detectives - Salinity - May 2020.pdf

River Detectives at a Distance - letter for teachers (2).pdf
 River Detectives at a Distance - Salinity Month Matrix
Understanding how salinity occurs, what impact it has and we can do to help prevent it.
- Please direct your students to complete one of the green activities first as these provide an introduction to the topic of salinity which forms the basis for all other activities. This information can be re-read, re-watched if needed at any time. 
- If you’re supplying hard copy resources to your students, these can be printed off using the links on the matrix 
- Students do not need access to a waterway or an EC meter to be able to do the activities, they call all be done at home or in the classroom.
- Some activities (particularly art/science) may require adult supervision, especially for younger students.
 Various
 11  https://sway.office.com/6aruqLA4Iz4OpJgW?ref=email  15 Mile Creek Outdoor School - Remote Learning - May
More activities for students to complete in the on-line home learning environment.  Topics include: Rainbow Leaves; Wild Polinators; World Bee Day; Waste Challenge; Southern Bell Frog Story; Meet Mr Fungi & Miss Fungai,and your 15MC story.

 Various
 12  https://juniorlandcare.org.au/learningcentre/  Junior Landcare - have developed some easy and FUN  to get the children in your life involved in environmental sustainability activities at school, at home or in your community.  All
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Sessions start at 4.30pm. Click on the links to register

27 May | Webinar Wednesday 1: Vets and Vaccines with Phoebe Readford
3 June | Webinar Wednesday 2: Crowdsourcing frog identification with Adam Woods
10 June | Webinar Wednesday 3: How to be an advocate for science with Tammy Atkins
17 June | Webinar Wednesday 4: Using models to find animals with Ben Wagner
24 June | Webinar Wednesday 5: Understanding fire behaviour with Jayne Aymes

 

 

STEM webinar series for secondary students starting Wednesday 27 May

We have some exciting news with a five part STEM-themed webinar series being delivered by DELWP and Charles Sturt University (CSU) starting this month.

The free webinars are open to all secondary school students living in Hume region.

The webinars are ideal for:

  • Young people with a passion and curiosity for all things STEM
  • Young people who wish to be positive contributors and advocates for science-informed policies in their community
  • Youth leaders who wish to be involved in environmental and sustainability efforts
  • All those who want to continue to create a sustainable world for future generations.

There are only 50 places open per live stream, so make sure you register beforehand using the links.

 Secondary
 14 https://sway.office.com/Psxb98CRGrwokTgi?ref=Link 15 Mile Creek Outdoor School -  Remote Learning - June 
Full of activities especially for Reconciliation Week including:
Bpangerang Word of the Week; Aboriginal Language Map; Brave New Clan: Caring for Country and Place; Your Special Place; You and Me Murrawee Story Book; Indigenous Timeline; Attract a hidden universe of critters; Community Spotlight Talk and Your 15MC Story

 Various
 15 River Detectives - Catchments - June 2020.pdf
 River Detectives - Focus on Catchments - June Matrix

Another great matrix for schools to use as much or as little as you like.

  • Complete one of the green activities first as these introduce the topic of catchments..
  • Hard copies can be printed off using the links on the matrix.
  • Activities can be done at home or in the classroom.
  • Some activities (particularly art/science) may require adult supervision, especially for younger students
Various
 16  River Detectives - Waterways Past Present Future - July 2020.pdf River Detectives - Focus on Waterways - July Matrix

Another great matrix for schools to use as much or as little as you like.

Use this North East Catchment map with the waterways matrix 

Catchment Map North East.pdf

  • Complete one of the green activities first as these introduce the topic of catchments..
  • Hard copies can be printed off using the links on the matrix.
  • Activities can be done at home or in the classroom.
  • Some activities (particularly art/science) may require adult supervision, especially for younger students