Teachers and students work together to investigate conservation issues, propose solutions, and take meaningful action.
Students should prepare for their research. The big idea, essential question, the challenge and guiding questions are the pre-visit materials that need to be considered and discussed before visiting Werribee Open Range Zoo.
Big idea: Sustainability: wildlife conservation
Essential question: Do zoos and sanctuaries help animals in the wild?
The challenge: Develop your own idea to help wildlife in your home, school or community.
The Fighting Extinction Challenge addresses AusVELS levels 5-8 standards. It supports the cross-curriculum priorities of Sustainability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures and addresses achievements in the domains of Science, Interpersonal Development, Personal Learning, Civics and Citizenship, English, Humanities, Communication and Thinking Processes.