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Charlottes Pass lookout, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

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
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
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
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Snowy mountains, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Above the treeline

Above the treeline is a Stage 6 (Years 11-12) school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park which focuses on geography as a KLA. 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
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus) threatened species, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: L Broome/OEH

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
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
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
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 Science. 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
Science and Technology
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Aboriginal Discovery Rangers with boomerangs, Tumut, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Lisa Freebody/OEH

Aboriginal stories

Aboriginal stories is a school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 1 (Years 1-2) students, focusing on HSIE. Wiradjuri, Wolgalu and Ngunawal People, along with the NPWS Aboriginal Discovery program, deliver experiences to build understanding and appreciation for their culture.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year

Where
Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
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