Unit plan: Effects of silage on a rural stream
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Students investigate silage production and test a stream to see if run-off from silage is polluting it. Students then produce a pamphlet of their findings to educate the community.
To investigate the making of silage and any long-term environmental impacts associated with possible silage run-off. To investigate actions that land owners can take to reduce the effects of run-off from silage.
This unit has been trialled with two Year 4 classes.
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Silage, pollution, waterways, farming, investigation, environmental impact.
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- 26 November 2007