Bugwise for schools syllabus links

Bugwise can help your school fulfill many of the criteria of your School Environment Management Plan (SEMP), curriculum-integrated environmental education objectives and the outcomes and objectives of the Science syllabi (Stages 1 to 6).

Environmental education

Curriculum Objectives

  • Knowledge and Understandings: K1, K2, K4
  • Skills: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6
  • Values and Attitudes: V1, V2, V3

Objectives for schools

  • Schools will manage school grounds in accordance with the principles of ecologically sustainable development.
  • Schools will identify learning opportunities for students resulting from management of school grounds.

Stages 1, 2 and 3

Human Society and its Environment

  • Patterns of Place and Location - ENES1, ENS1.5, ENS2.5, ENS3.5
  • Relationship with Places – ENES1, ENS1.6, ENS2.6, ENS3.6

Science and Technology

Content Strands: 
  • Living Things – LT ES1.3, LT S1.3, LT S2.3, LT S3.3
  • Earth and its Surroundings – ES ES1.6, ES S1.6
Learning Processes:
  • Investigating - INV S3.7, INV S2.7, INV S1.7, INV ES1.7
  • Designing and Making - DM S3.8, DM S2.8, DM S1.8, DM ES1.8
  • Using Technology - UT S3.9, UT S2.9, UT S1.9, UT ES1.9
Values and Attitudes:
  • VA1 – 7

Stages 4 and 5

Science

Prescribed Focus Area Outcomes:
  • 4.2
  • 5.2
Knowledge and Understanding:
  • 4.8.2a, 4.10a, 5.10a,
  • 5.10b, 5.10c, 5.11.2c
Skills:
  • 4.13, 4.14, 4.15, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.21, 4.22,
  • 5.13, 5.14, 5.15, 5.16, 5.17, 5.18, 5.19, 5.21, 5.22

Stage 6

Biology
Prescribed Focus Area Outcomes:

  • Preliminary Course P2, P3, P4, P5;
  • HSC Course H2, H3, H4, H5
Domain Knowledge:
  • Preliminary Course P7, P8;
  • HSC Course H7, H8
Domain Skills:
  • Preliminary Course P11, P12, P13, P14, P15;
  • HSC Course H11, H12, H13, H14, H15
Domain Values and Attitudes:
  • P16,
  • H16
Content: Preliminary Course:
  1. The distribution, diversity and number of plants and animals found in ecosystems are determined by biotic and abiotic factors.
  2. Each local aquatic or terrestrial ecosystem is unique.

Senior Science

Prescribed Focus Area Outcomes
  • Preliminary Course P1, P2, P3, P4, P5;
  • HSC Course H1, H2, H3, H4, H5
Domain Knowledge
  • Preliminary Course P6, P7;
  • HSC Course H6
Domain Values and Attitudes
  • P16, H16


Sue Lewis , Education Officer, Bugwise for Schools
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