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Explore the concept of biodiversity and its role in sustaining ecological integrity and the survival of populations. Discover the threats faced by Leadbeater’s Possum and Zoos Victoria’s contribution to the scientific research, monitoring and captive breeding of this Victorian threatened species. Access the most up to date data from Zoos Victoria's field ecologists and go behind-the-scenes to discover Healesville Sanctuary’s captive breeding facilities.

This program is designed to address the area of study and outcomes in VCE Environmental Science Unit 3: Ecological Issues - Energy and Biodiversity - Area of Study 2: Diversity in the Biosphere Outcomes 2 & 3.

The program is suitable for the school- assessed coursework (SAC) component of the course.

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Duration 
90 minutes
Cost 
$18.10 per student
Times 
10.15am, 12.30pm
Student ratio 
1 adult to 10 students
Availability 
By appointment
What to bring 
Students should bring a copy of the Student Workbook, a clip board and pen.