First step in tree-top walk

This tiny article is full of numerous references to size, distance and time for primary students' investigation. It also provides for integration of Mathematics, Science and SOSE in regard to the construction of man-made objects in Tasmania's State Forests - an environmental issue. Also, the students can engage in an information technology investigation by looking up the Forestry website ( to promote further interest and discussion.

(Written by Jillian Wishart, BTeach student, University of Tasmania, 2001)

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