|1.||Infer how various factors, including geomorphological, climatic, historical and evolutionary, have shaped present Australian landscapes and the various environments contained within, through field-based investigations and computer-based tools;|
|2.||Review and interpret the relationships between biotic (living) elements in the Australian environment and how these interact with various abiotic (non-living) elements;|
|3.||Analyse a range of environmental data with practical and computer-based tools;|
|4.||Communicate individually and collectively, in written, oral and visual forms, complex inter-relationships between organisms and their environments; and|
|5.||Contextualise the influence of humans and various 'cultures' to the Australian landscape and biota from both historical and present day perspectives.|
|Presentation||Oral and written presentation||20%|
Ecology: An Australian Perspective
Attiwill, P.M and Wilson, B.A. (2006)
Oxford University Press
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