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Snow covered ground at Three Mile Creek in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer © DPE

Going up the mountain

Going up the mountain is a school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 6 (Years 11-12) students focusing on Geography. Students will use field work to record and compare the geology, weather, native plants, animals, human use and sustainability of the montane, sub-alpine and alpine ecosystems.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays November to May.

Where
Kosciuszko Education Centre, Thredbo-Perisher area
Two hikers exploring in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Boen Ferguson © DPE

Above the treeline

Above the treeline is a Stage 6 (Years 11-12) school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park which focuses on Geography. Explore the interactions of the atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere in the alpine area on a guided walk to the summit of Mt Kosciuszko or to picturesque, glacial Blue Lake.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays November to April.

Where
Kosciuszko walk - Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko, Thredbo-Perisher area
Views from the Snow Gums Broadwalk in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: E Sheargold © DPE

Kosciuszko - a special place

Kosciuszko a special place is a presentation for stage 6 (year 11-12) students focusing on Geography. This excursion highlights the unique natural and cultural features of Kosciuszko National Park, interaction of the four spheres, human impacts, sustainability and park management. Students have the opportunity to have their questions answered by an NPWS education officer.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Kosciuszko Education Centre, Thredbo-Perisher area
A ranger illuminated by torchlight on a Muttonbirds by moonlight school excursion at Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve. Photo: And the Trees Photography © DPIE

Muttonbirds by moonlight

Muttonbirds by Moonlight is an Ecosystems at risk school excursion on Muttonbird Island, a nesting rookery for wedgetail shearwaters, for Stage 6 (Years 11-12) students focusing on Geography.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
When

By arrangement. Only available between August and April when the shearwaters are present on the island.

Where
Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in North Coast