Friday, January 30, 2009

What are we do'n?

  • identifies the nature and scope of the marine and aquatic environment
  • identifies and describes the components of some marine ecosystems
  • investigates attitudes towards the marine environment as a fisheries resource
  • investigates some of the effects human activity has had on the native fish stocks
    identifies the nature and scope of aquaculture
  • investigates plant and animal species suitable for aquaculturerelates to the ocean and its life forms with a respectful and caring attitude
  • demonstrates sound and responsible judgement in their personal use of the marine environment
  • selects, organises, assembles, uses, dismantles, cleans and stores equipment appropriately
    interprets and follows instructions with accuracy
  • identifies employment opportunities in aquaculture, marine and maritime industries
  • investigates the opportunities to join volunteer marine-based service organisations
  • selects and presents the results of appropriate research from a variety of sourcesuses appropriate language, signals, signs and conventions to communicate in marine contexts
  • identifies and describes a range of marine and aquatic ecosystems and investigates their complex interrelationships
  • identifies, describes and evaluates the social and economic importance of marine ecosystems
  • identifies, describes and evaluates the effects humans have had on the marine environment
  • explains why aquaculture provides an economically sustainable source of foodassesses the potential of aquaculture to sustain wild fish stocks and the aquatic environment
  • evaluates the economic and environmental sustainability of aquacultural pursuits
  • identifies, describes and evaluates the ethical, social and sustainability issues related to the marine environment
  • identifies, describes and evaluates policies for monitoring and conserving the marine environment
  • selects and uses a broad range of contemporary materials, equipment and techniques with confidence in aquaculture and marine settings
  • demonstrates safe and responsible use of a range of materials, equipment and techniques in different aquaculture, marine and maritime situations
  • identifies and describes a range of aquaculture, marine and maritime vocations and leisure pursuits
  • identifies and describes the role of volunteer organisations that assist in the protection and management of the marine environment
  • collects and organises data by experimenting and accurately reading instruments, signals and charts and communicates this information
  • recalls aspects of the marine environment using relevant conventions, terminology and symbols