You have been invited to a Sustainability Summit and are asked to present the challenges and management strategies in relation to the use and abuse of biomes in your selected country via a 3-4 minute video link. When addressing the crowd of the Summit, ensure you are visible in 50% of the presentation and use images/ vocal tone to engage the audience.
CHOOSE either India, China, Vietnam or Philippines.
Biomes of the world http://www.mbgnet.net/
Biome habitats http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/
General geography textbooks – Good for a Year 9 reading level
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India forests and threats
India forests impact industry
India forests impact farming
India forest effect farming
India forest* regeneration
India forest management
India forests edu
CIA world fact book https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ Has environmental issues for each country
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Getting the video organised
Be in character- Addressing a summit.
How will I make this engaging?
The opening is important.
What will I say?
What images will I use?
Will I use statistics?
Have I included geographical terms?
Address these points using academic language:
Describe ONE biome that has been altered by humans for food or industrial production.
Explain (show cause and effect) the impacts of food OR industrial production to the biome
Discuss (provide points for and/against) the management strategies that are being used to sustain the biome
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