Presentation on theme: "Protected areas in Australia Aim: To create a fact file for one National Park in Australia."— Presentation transcript:
Protected areas in Australia Aim: To create a fact file for one National Park in Australia
The Task…… On a blank Word document you are to include the following information. 1. Using wikipedia outline what makes an National Park and marine reserves special. E.g. What can and can not be done within national parks? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Park http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Park 2. Provide background on national parks in Australia- How many? How big? Who administers? etc http://www.australiannationalparks.com/ http://www.australiannationalparks.com/ 3. What is a world heritage site? What are the three different types of WHS? Give one example of each in Australia and a brief description (20 words) of the site. 4. Pick one Australian National Park and one Marine Park to research– (the more significant the parks the easier this will be). Use the link below to get you started.
Examples for fact file Major National Parks http://www.australiannationalparks.com/http://www.australiannationalparks.com/ Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park Boodree National Park Christmas Island National Park Kakadu National Park Blue mountain National Park Fraser Island National Park Flinders Chase National Park Major Marine Parks Ningaloo Marine Park Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Great Australian Bight Marine Park
Fact File Name When was it created State Location within state/ directions from major town/city A map Size 3 pictures/photos Distinguishing features (how does it differ from other National Parks or Marine Reserves?) what makes it unique. What, if any natural features does it have within its boundaries? e.g Lakes, rivers, mountains etc You must give a description of 3 activities a client could take part in within your National Parks or Marine Reserves, eg hot air ballooning, fishing etc For each activities you need to find a operator willing to offer the activity and write a brief description of them, e.g. where they are, opening hours, charges, what they offer etc. Both fact files should be about a page each, be well formatted, printed and glued into your books.