• exploring interactions between organisms such as predator/prey, parasites, competitors, pollinators and disease
  • examining factors that affect population sizes such as seasonal changes, destruction of habitats, introduced species Sustainability Cross-curriculum priority leaf icon
  • considering how energy flows into and out of an ecosystem via the pathways of food webs, and how it must be replaced to maintain the sustainability of the system Sustainability Cross-curriculum priority leaf icon
  • investigating how ecosystems change as a result of events such as bushfires, drought and flooding Sustainability Cross-curriculum priority leaf icon
  • investigating the interdependence of communities and the role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in maintaining their environmentAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon