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Then and now: Aboriginal culture

Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten), HSIE, Jervis Bay National Park

Overview

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This excursion experience has been updated and is now being delivered in line with the new NSW Department of Education Curriculum. We will be revising this excursion's name and information online soon. Contact your local national parks office for more information about the updated excursion.

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Then and now: Aboriginal culture is a excursion for Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) students in Jervis Bay National Park focuses on HSIE. This excursion gives students the opportunity to experience Aboriginal culture with Aboriginal Discovery rangers, and to develop an understanding of the importance of protecting and respecting culture.

Activities include bush tucker and medicine, the role of women, traditional weaving, art, music and dance, men's business (hunting, tools and didgeridoo), site management and protection.

For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers

Stage Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
Key learning area HSIE
Student outcomes

GEe-1. Identifies places and develops an understanding of the importance of places to people.

GEe-2. Communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools.

HTe-1. Communicates stories of their own family heritage and the heritage of others.

Excursion details

Availability
Guided. Available on request.
Where
Greenfield Beach picnic area, Jervis Bay National Park
Grading
Easy
Price

$295 per group for up to 25 students, $11.80 per student (includes GST)

Accessibility
Medium
Equipment
provided
Yes
Booking
If you would like to organise a NPWS school excursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.
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Greenfields Beach, Jervis Bay National Park. Photo: David Finnegan