ACSSU112

Elaborations
  • using food chains to show feeding relationships in a habitat
  • constructing and interpreting food webs to show relationships between organisms in an environment
  • classifying organisms of an environment according to their position in a food chain
  • recognising the role of microorganisms within food chains and food webs
  • exploring how living things can cause changes to their environment and impact other living things, such as the effect of cane toads
  • investigating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ responses to the disruptive interactions of invasive species and their effect on important food webs that many communities are a part of, and depend on, for produce and medicineAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon
  • investigating the effect of human activity on local habitats, such as deforestation, agriculture or the introduction of new species Sustainability Cross-curriculum priority leaf icon
  • researching specific examples of human activity, such as the use of fire by traditional Aboriginal people and the effects of palm oil production in Sumatra and BorneoAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia Cross-curriculum priority icon