Forest 360

Explore Tasmania’s three main forest types, the Dry Eucalypt Forest, Wet Eucalypt Forest and Cool Temperate Rainforest, in 360.

Roll over the hotspots to make observations and answer questions about the features of the forest.

Click the hotspot to access forest facts to build on your learning. Display Forest 360 on your smart board, iPad or VR headset and drag with your mouse or fingers to change perspectives (on static devices).

Click the dotted function button to view in full screen. 

To access guiding questions and further learning loan Forest in a Box to utilise the Teacher Resource Document.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students explore the structural features of Tasmania’s forests.
  • Students make observations and identify how conditions impact the growth and survival of forest species.

Curriculum Links:

Science – Year 3
Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things. (ACSSU044)

HASS – Year 4
The importance of environments, including natural vegetation, to animals and people. (ACHASSK088)

Science – Year 5
Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment. (ACSSU043)

Science – Year 6
The growth and survival of living things are affected by physical conditions of their environment. (ACSSU094)

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