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Recommended Web Resources for the classroom

Arbury Park Outdoor School teachers have compiled a list of web resources below that are linked to the experiences students have had at Arbury Park Outdoor School. The resources have been selected to support teachers and students and extend the learning in their classroom.

After the Fire
Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Education website
The NRM Education team has collated a selection of teaching resources. Within each theme is a variety of tools such as: units of work, resources, student activities, ID charts, examples from schools, photo galleries and a loan library.
Plants and Animals
Freshwater environments 
Land-based environments 

After the Fire
Natural Resources SA Murray Darling Basin Education website
The NRM Education program provides a number of teaching resources and programs for schools.
This includes:
Teaching resources
Plants and animals 

Wipe Out Waste
Wipe Out Waste has excellent resources for schools including movie clips and training and development for teachers.

 Bird Ecology
Zero Waste
Recycle right is a comprehensive program to support teaching recycling.

Food waste
Food waste equals water waste
Watch this clip to find out how much waste gets thrown away in Australia each year, and learn about the connection between food waste and water waste.

Freshwater Life
Footprint calculator
The World Wildlife Fund for Nature Australia has created an Australian Footprint calculator. Through a series of questions, the number of planets required to support and individual's lifestyle is calculated. Note: this calculator is not compatible with tablets and mobile devices.

Looking for Evidence
Food Gardens
Curriculum planning, activities and resources to help students learn about food gardens and their benefits.

Natures Recyclers
Natural learning spaces
Information and examples of how to link your outdoor learning spaces to the curriculum and into the enduring culture of your school.

Weather Trail
Environmental assessments in your school to tackle climate change
This website provides information on how to assess, plan and take action at your school and in the local environment to tackle climate change. Basing your environmental assessment on one or more of the six themes (energy, biodiversity, water, waste, transport, air quality) provides an opportunity to make your school more 'environmentally friendly' in achievable steps.

Hidden World
Pest tales
Pest tales provides a year 5/6 resource which highlights pest animals in Australia, their impact, and current ways of managing the damage they inflict on the environment, economy and people.

Web of Life Game
Native Bees
Resources to understand native bees of Australia.

Web of Life Game
Trees for Life
Trees for Life offer support to grow and plant local species in school grounds or the local community.

Web of Life Game
Orienteering SA
Orienteering is a sport in which participants navigate to compete a course using a map and compass. Orienteering SA has information on school programs and support.

Web of Life Game
Location SA map viewer
Students can investigate their local area and create their own maps. This viewer will search and display a huge range of government data and view detailed maps of South Australia.