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Looking for gold in the pan, Copeland Tops State Conservation Area. Photo: Shani Milgate/OEH

It's gold!

Stage 3 History students will learn about the critical role national parks play in preserving our unique native plants, animals and rich cultural heritage. Learn about the long history of mining in the area and see where gold-hungry souls toiled in Mountain Maid gold mine – one of New South Wales’ longest-running operational gold mines.

Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
Copeland Tops State Conservation Area in North Coast
Students on a school excursion are shown local native edible plants. Photo: Adam Hollingworth © DPIE

Aboriginal culture

Bring your students to this unique excursion in Booti Booti National Park, near Forster. They’ll experience the park through the eyes of an Aboriginal person on this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) Aboriginal culture Geography excursion.

Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area

Weekdays during school term.

The Ruins campground and picnic area