Getting started

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.

Biome basics

Biomes of the world

Biome habitats

General geography textbooks – Good for a Year 9 reading level

Thompson, Kate 2016 Geography NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Stage 4 & 5, Cambridge, Melbourne p.117.
Collins, Drew ,2016 Insight Geography Australian Curriculum for NSW, Oxford, Melbourne p.57.

Now get specific

Be a smarter searcher

Words in your marking criteria can help.

“Food production” and threats and Australia
Salinity and food industry and Australia
Drought impact farming
Improving food production Australia

“food security”

“Food production” and sustainability

Websearch strategies in plain English

Getting the video organised


You can only resist too long’ the threat to Sydney’s food bowl SMH Dec 22 2017

academic language:
ONE biome that has been altered by humans for food or industrial production.
Explain (show cae 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 biomHow to use iMovie

How to use Movie Maker