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The Giant STEM Investigation

Learning Areas and Capabilities
Critical and Creative ThinkingMathematicsScience
Audience
Level 7Level 8
Available
On-siteOnline
STEM
Students gain an understanding of the importance of invertebrates in an Australian ecosystem through the analysis of food webs.

Students will engage in activities that introduce them to the importance of food webs and the pressures placed on different species associated with human activity.

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The Giant STEM Investigation is available through the following program types. Select a program type to view more information.

On-Site at Quantum Victoria

This program introduces the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Redlist classifications (endangered, least concern, extinct). Students learn about an Endangered Victorian invertebrate (the Giant Gippsland Earthworm) through an extended investigation and explore how research scientists collaborate. Students develop their classification, problem-solving and analytical skills through a hands-on research investigation.

Where
On-Site at Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Capacity
32
Resources
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Time
Arrival: 9:45am
Finish: 2:15pm
These are suggested times, and will be confirmed with you at the time of booking.

Online Portal

Students explore food webs and the pressures placed on species associated with human activity through simulation activities and drawing on real life examples. The module consists of a student workbook and a teacher resource book with solutions.

Where
Online Portal
Students can access the program via the Online Portal
Duration
12 hours
This is an estimate of the time required by students to complete the program. Progress is saved as students complete the program, and this does not need to be completed in one continuous block.
Resources
Student and Teacher resources are available
Resources can be downloaded from your Booking Page in the Teacher Portal
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