Fitting natural water treatment processes back into the landscape

Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-Renewable resources

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 7

Fitting natural water treatment processes back into the landscape

Fitting natural water treatment processes back into the landscape

Video Length: 4:48m

Wetlands and water catchments play an important role in health of Australia’s coastal marine ecosystems. In Queensland, the ability to regulate runoff from urban, industrial and agricultural activities onto coastal marine environments plays a major role in ensuring the health of the Great Barrier Reef. Researchers like Dr Mark Bayley are actively engaging with rural communities to help them create natural, low tech solutions to farm runoff close to the source, providing a local solution to a national problem. Short video that could be used alongside Year 7 Earth and Space Sciences looking at the Water Cycle.

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