• Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA)

Using water sustainably through science (Video and worksheet)

Using water sustainably through science (Video and worksheet)

The lesson will provide students an opportunity to investigate water use in soils and plant.

Students will

  • View content that presents the current technology used to assist with irrigation techniques
  • Investigate an experiment aimed at looking at soil moisture retention in different soils
  • Investigate water use by plants
  • Collect data and draw conclusions about water use

This resource is a video which has accompanying worksheets and experiments which:

  • consider issues relating to the use and management of water within a community
  • recognise that water management plays a role in areas such as farming, land management and gardening.
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