Ancient Farmers combat Climate Change

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Living Things

Earth and Space Sciences – Extreme Earth Events; The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems; Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 5, 6, 7, 9, 10

Ancient farmers survived climate change by switching crops, | Cosmos

Ancient farmers survived climate change by switching crops, | Cosmos

Word Count: 510

Modelling tracks agricultural strategies across the Tibetan Plateau in the face of climate change, showing how selecting the correct crops to grow is nothing new. Useful for delivering Biological Sciences for Year 5 looking at Specific Adaptations, or Years 6, 7 or 9 looking at Ecosystems and food chains/webs or Year 10 Earth and Space Sciences.

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