Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Secondary School

The Ecosystems and biodiversity 45 minute session relates to themes in Biological sciences, the Cross curriculum priority sustainability and General capability, ethical behavior in the Australian Curriculum. These themes include discussion about the three interrelated elements of biodiversity; genetic, species and ecosystems. The presentation describes the role of zoos in saving species from extinction providing local and international examples. Students explore the relationship between human behavior and threats to ecosystems and biodiversity, challenging them to take personal action to address important conservation issues.

Further information:

Adelaide Zoo

Term 1-4

Adelaide Zoo Education Centre

Sessions are 10:15am, 11:15am & 12:15pm or 1.00pm

Level: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Area: HASS - Geography, Science

Type: Program
Cost: Program fee: $2.50 per student. Plus entry fee $12.50 per student, $9.50 equity
Participants: Maximum of 33 students
Duration: 45 minutes

School bookings

ALL school visits must be booked in advance.

To book a visit please contact Adelaide Zoo.

Organising your visit

To receive the entry price discount for education groups you must book at least one week before your visit.

Map of the Zoo

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