Learn the science behind using organic waste as a resource by turning it into natural fertiliser.
Students layer ingredients to make hot compost and investigate either:
|Year level||4 to 13|
|Curriculum level||2 to 8|
|Times||9.15am to 11.45am, or
12.15pm to 2.30pm
|Site||EcoDepot/EcoDrop - Metro Place Bromley|
|Number of students||Maximum of 35|
|Requirements||Closed-in shoes must be worn|
Organic waste as a resource. We can reduce and utilise organic waste by decisions we make. We are all responsible for the waste we produce. Sustainability, personal and social responsibility for action, natural cycles for dealing with waste, organic waste as a resource.
Students will discover the six important ingredients for good composting and how to use them for successful hot heap composting.
Students can then either:
Students may be able to:
|Learning areas||Strands||Curriculum level||Achievement objectives|
|Science||Living world||2, 3, 5, 6, 8||Life processes|
|Science||Living world||3 and 4||Ecology|
|Science||Living world||8||Ecology Evolution|
|Science||3 and 4||Properties and changes of matter|
|Science||Nature of Science||2||Participating and contributing|
|Social Sciences||Material world||5||Understand how peoples management of resources impacts on environmental and social sustainability|
|Health and Physical Education||B. Movement Concepts and Motor Skills||2 and 4||B2 Positive attitudes|
|Mathematics and Statistics||Geometry and Measurement||2 to 6||Measurement|