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Bush tucker. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Jaime Plaza

Bush tucker

Bush tucker is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) school excursion in Bongil Bongil National Park which focuses on HSIE. Join our Aboriginal Discovery rangers for an easy walk along the forested banks of Bonville Creek, to investigate the rich diversity of plants and animals in this park.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
KLA
HSIE
Where
Bongil Bongil National Park in North Coast
Rainforest seeds and fruits. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Simone Cottrell

Investigating rainforests at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

Investigating rainforests is a school excursion in Budderoo National Park for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE. Experience a true rainforest with buttressed trees, strangler figs, hanging vines, epiphytic orchids and ferns and learn about the animals and other living things that depend on the forest.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays during school terms.

Where
Budderoo National Park in South Coast, Country NSW
Education Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Kosciuszko gameshow

Kosciuszko gameshow is a school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE as a KLA. Students will gather clues about the natural and cultural heritage of the Snowy Mountains from the displays in Kosciuszko Education Centre and use this information to compete as teams in a television-style game show.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Exploring Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Rainforest interactions

Rainforest interactions is a Stage 6 (Years 11-12) school excursion in Budderoo National Park which focuses on geography as a KLA. You'll undertake a geographical investigation of biophysical processes and their interactions at Minnamurra Rainforest. Students learn how an understanding of these factors is needed for sustainable management.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
KLA
Geography
When

Weekdays during school terms. Different length programs are available on consultation.

Where
Budderoo National Park in South Coast, Country NSW
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Education resources (28)

Coastal track, Royal National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

What is a national park?

What is a national park? is an education resource that supports the NSW Board of Studies State and National Parks HSIE syllabus unit for Stage 2 primary school students (Years 3-4). It provides information about the natural environment and why national parks are important.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
Mountain pygmy possum, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Dan Nicholls/OEH

The mountain-pygmy possum: On the edge

The mountain pygmy-possum: On the edge is an interactive teacher resource for Stage 6 geography students. It includes an online Geographic Information System (GIS) to identify habitats for the endangered mountain pygmy-possum, and techniques to estimate population numbers.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
KLA
Geography
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 4 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the Geography syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
KLA
Geography
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 6 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ supports the Senior Science syllabus and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
KLA
Senior Science
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 1 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the HSIE syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
KLA
HSIE
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 3 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the HSIE syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
KLA
HSIE
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 6 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the Geography syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
KLA
Geography
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 4 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ supports the Science syllabus and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
KLA
Science
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 5 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the Geography syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
KLA
Geography
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 2 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the HSIE syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
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Bald Rock lookout, Bald Rock National Park