For over 340 Australian Native Animals a Hollow is a Home.
Presented by Abbie Mitchell, the author of A Hollow is a Home, this workshop provides understanding of how an ecosystem works as it explores the roles, adaptations & needs of an eclectic group of mammals, birds, reptiles & frogs, united in their dependence on a tree hollow.
2020 NSW NESA Syllabus Links:
PLACES ARE SIMILAR AND DIFFERENT (GE2 – 1,2,3)
THE EARTH’S ENVIRONMENT (GE2 – 1,2,3)
FACTORS THAT SHAPE PLACES (GE3 – 1,2,3)
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
LIVING WORLD (ST2-4LW-S, ST2- 2DP-T, ST3-2DP-T, ST3-4LW-S)
MATERIAL WORLD (ST2-2DP-T, ST3-2DP-T)
Featuring dynamic imagery, fun animation, & a display, this engaging presentation stimulates curiosity & provides clarity around essential environmental themes by using tree hollows as the common link between an eclectic range of Australian animals.
Themes covered by the presentation include:
Growth and survival of living things (diversity, needs, behaviour, interdependence & life cycles)
Adaptations of living things (structural and behavioural features)
How sustainably managing environments benefit all living things
The significant roles of different animals (such as for seed dispersal & pollination)
Threats to our environment
Hollow Heroes: Identifying & creating habitat for local species