A field exercise about edges

This resource has been developed to support and assist teachers with the Senior Biology: Unit 3 summative assessment tasks. Providing an in-depth field exercise in ecology, teachers can use this resource in a variety of ways from creating practice exam question content to using the examples provided to model how students can structure a scientific report.

This resource has been developed by and is based on research undertaken through QUT’s School of Biology and Environmental Science.

Download the comprehensive resource below, which includes:

  • Background information on edges and why they might influence the ecology of animals
  • General methods used for assessing animal activity
  • A detailed template to assist in setting up a field exercise
  • Two example field exercises (including data)

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