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Learning resources for teachers and students

Connect your learners with nature and Country through NSW National Parks’ suite of online education tools.

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Designed by a team of NPWS rangers, scientists and traditional knowledge holders, this content supports engaged student learning across the spectrum.

Our resources are aligned with the NSW syllabus and learning outcomes. They use contemporary approaches to environmental education and follow Aboriginal protocols for cultural safety.

Explore our growing range of learning resources below. Join our community of learners today.

Who cares about national parks? Stage 2 learning resource

Discover what national parks are, why they exist and who looks after them in this comprehensive, modular 7-lesson resource.

Students will navigate a step-by-step online learning platform rich with information, video content, relevant links and fun interactive activities. Teachers can assess the formative and summative activities throughout. Incorporating Geography, English, Science and Creative Arts learning areas, this resource delivers learning in a contemporary and engaging way.

Teachers can access curriculum links and support via the Stage 2 Teacher Resource: Who cares about national parks. There is also a concise guide for teachers in this learning resource.

WilderQuest for primary students

For teachers

WilderQuest in the Classroom is a teaching tool that features a series of 10-week units linked to the NSW and Australian primary school curriculum. Covering Science, Geography and digital technology, students can explore natural environments and develop new skills. Visit the WilderQuest in the Classroom digital resource to register as a teacher and create a login for your class.

For students

WilderQuest is a new and innovative way to learn about nature using digital technology. It's available on your desktop or as an iPad app. It features fun online activities across 6 unique Australian landscapes, to develop students’ knowledge of their environment nearby and in national parks.

Coming soon

We’re working on other new educational tools for teachers, students and families.

Look out for these great new resources spanning multiple key learning areas and stages:

  • Bushfire case study
  • Aboriginal culture and heritage in NSW national parks

The NPWS Academy – NESA-accredited professional development for teachers – is also coming soon.

Want to know more? Register your interest today.