Lesson Plan 1

 Gastropod Survey 

Using quadrats to survey your local rocky platform

Essential Questions

--- What biotic and abiotic factors contribute to the distribution of snails in your local habitat?

--- Can you identify any variation in species abundance along the intertidal zone?

Strand : Science Level 9

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptors

ACSIS165 – Plan, select and use appropriate investigation methods, including field work and laboratory experimentation, to collect reliable data.

ACSSU176 – Ecosystems consistent of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic components of the environment: matter and energy flow through these systems. 

ACSIS166 – Select and use appropriate equipment, including digital technologies, to systematically and accurately collect and record data

ACSIS169 – Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between variables and identifying inconsistencies.