WETLANDS BIODIVERSITY RESOURCES FOR SCHOOLS – available for teachers to order now

From: Jan Bant
Date: Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 2:57 PM
Subject: Fw: WETLANDS BIODIVERSITY RESOURCES FOR SCHOOLS – available for teachers to order now

Hi all

FOWST is delighted to be featured in the Ed Section of the West newspaper next term. Please bring this email to the attention of any teachers you know, so they can order these newspapers (free) and distribute them across their classes. We feel privileged to be chosen to participate in this worthwhile initiative to spread our message.

Jan Bant
Friends of the Western Swamp Tortoise

Order this four part series on wetlands biodiversity for your class, which supports the Australian Curriculum: Science, Geography and Media Arts.

DISCOVER WA’S WETLANDS Activity poster – August 8
Discover the amazing biodiversity and ecology of a wetlands ecosystem.

WESTERN SWAMP TORTOISE Activity poster – August 10
Meet this unique and elusive West Australian, once thought to be extinct. Support Friends of the Western Swamp Tortoise.

WONDERFUL WETLANDS ED! feature – August 11
Learn about Perth’s wetland areas, their importance and the diversity of life they support.

PHOTOGRAPHING WETLANDS Activity poster – August 12
Get some photography tips for the Chevron Focus Environment competition.

These resources support the Chevron Focus Environment photography and caption competition for K-12 students (see below).

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

ORDER BY AUGUST 6 HERE http://education.thewest.com.au/resources/was-wetlands-biodiversity

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.

Winning students and their schools will receive a cash prize and may have their winning photo published in ED! Magazine.

Details about the competition can be found here: education.thewest.com.au/competitions

Media Education

T: education W: education.thewest.com.au

The West Australian
50 Hasler Road
Osborne Park WA 6017

wetlands biodiversity resources.PDF

Chevron Focus Environment competition.pdf

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