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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)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Kosciuszko Education Centre, Thredbo-Perisher area
Aboriginal Discovery rangers, Blue Waterholes campground, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Aboriginal identity

Aboriginal identity is a school excursion for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students in Kosciuszko National Park which focuses on HSIE. Many images and icons associated with Australia come from the identity, culture and life of Aboriginal people - like the boomerang, didgeridoo, art, music and bush tucker.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
HSIE
When
Weekdays all year.
Where
Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
WilderQuest activity, Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: Shani Milgate/OEH

Aboriginal culture

Aboriginal culture is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) HSIE school excursion, exploring the beautiful natural and built environments of Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Through first-hand experiences, you'll learn about the culture of the Awabakal People - how they lived, what resources they used and the significance of the land and Dreamtime stories.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Blue Gum Hills Regional Park in North Coast
Education Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Explore the Kosciarium

Explore the Kosciarium is a school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE as a KLA. Explore the hands-on, interactive displays in the Kosciarium and watch the 'Spirit of the Snowy Mountains' video, featuring the natural and cultural heritage of the Australian Alps.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Kosciuszko Education Centre, Thredbo-Perisher area
Education Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Mystery of the bush banquet

Mystery of the bush banquet is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park, focusing on HSIE as a KLA. Students will get a partly coded invitation to a bush banquet, and participate in activities and games to understand how energy flows through food chains. Each activity gives you a clue to crack the coded message on the invitation.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays October to May.

Where
Kosciuszko Education Centre, Thredbo-Perisher area
Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) breaching. Photo: Dan Burns

Wild world of whales

Wild world of whales is a school excursion for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE as a KLA. Explore the open forest and coastal heath communities of Awabakal Nature Reserve as you journey to the lookout to spot migrating whales. Learn about the different types of whales, how they live and why they migrate.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays June to October.

Where
Awabakal Nature Reserve in North Coast
Students sitting on the grass, listening to an Arakwal Aboriginal guide on a school excursion to Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: David Young/OEH

Dolphin Dreaming

Dolphin Dreaming is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) school excursion in Cape Byron State Conservation Area, focusing on HSIE Geography outcomes. Through story, dance and creative expression, Arakwal Aboriginal guides present the life and culture of Byron Bay's Aboriginal people.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays during school terms

Where
Palm Valley, Cape Byron State Conservation Area