Saltwater crocs: resourceful or a resource?

This lesson focuses on the analysis of a dataset that records scientific data collected about the crocodile population in the Kimberley region during 2015. The lesson follows an inquiry process where students use the dataset to answer relevant questions about the crocodile population. It also provides an opportunity for students to learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, and sustainability.

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Year band(s) 5-6, 7-8
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Keywords Data science, Dataset, Fauna data, Crocodiles, STEM, Science, Scientific method, Higher order thinking, Spreadsheets, Data representation, Data analysis, Data visualisation, Mapping, Latitude, Longitude, Google maps, Excel, Numbers, Cross-curriculum priorities, sustainability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Country, Peoples, Culture



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