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Biodiversity Scramble
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An Action Science worksheet

Victorian Essential Learning Standards Domains and (Levels):

Science (3,4)

Humanities - Geography (2)

Complete the sentences below using words from the list. Then locate the words in the Biodiversity Scramble.

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1. An __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ is somebody who studies the relationships between living organisms and the environment they live in.
2. The environment where an animal lives is called its __ __ __ __ __ __ __ .
3. In most environments (even the schoolyard) there are good __ __ __ __ and there are bad __ __ __ __.
4. An __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ is a community of organisms and the environment in which they live.
5. A more scientific name for bugs is __ __ __ __ __ __ __.
6. It is very important we look after the environment and maintain the biodiversity for the __ __ __ __ __ __.
7. It is much easier to see the insects and bugs when put under a __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __.
8. Natural Resource __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ is all about protecting and looking after the natural environment.
9. There are many different ways of __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ insects to investigate and sample the local biodiversity.
10. Looking after your local environment is very important for the __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ of all the different species.
11. A __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ is somebody who names plants and animals.
12. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ is a type of insect trapping and sampling method.
13. There are many __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ who work at the Department of Primary Industries, Knoxfield - and maybe you will become one, one day.
14. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ is the study of insects.

THE SCRAMBLE WORDS
Bugs Habitat Scientists
Ecologist Insects Survival
Ecosystem Management Taxonomist
Entomology Microscope Trapping
Future Pootering

   
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This document was reviewed 6 May 2003