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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
Pipers Creek trail, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Biodiversity survey

The biodiversity survey school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 4 (Years 7-8) students focuses on Science. Investigate what 'biodiversity' means and use field equipment to assess the biodiversity of sample quadrats along a transect in the montane forest.

Stage
Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
Learning area
Science
When

Weekdays November to May.

Where
Kosciuszko Education Centre, 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
Student measuring a sample quadrant during an excursion activity in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Remy Brand © DPE

Biodiversity survey

The Biodiversity survey school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 5 (Years 9-10) students focuses on science and fieldwork skills. Investigate what 'biodiversity' means and use field equipment to assess the biodiversity of sample quadrats along a transect in the montane forest.

Stage
Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
Learning area
Science
When

Weekdays November to May.

Where
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
A group of students gathered in a circle for an excursion activity in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Adam Hollingworth © DPE

Teddy bears' picnic

Teddy bears' picnic is an Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park, focusing on HSIE as a KLA. You'll listen to a story, go on a sensory awareness walk, play teddy bear tag and search for teddy bears on a missing teddy bear trail.

Stage
Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
Learning area
HSIE
When

Weekdays October to May.

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

Teddy bears' picnic

Teddy bears' picnic is an Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park, which focuses on Science and Technology. You'll listen to a story, go on a sensory awareness walk, play teddy bear tag and search for teddy bears on a missing teddy bear trail.

Stage
Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
Learning area
Science and Technology
When

Weekdays October to May.

Where
Kosciuszko Education Centre, Thredbo-Perisher area
Primary school students on an excursion in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Adam Hollingworth &copy DPIE

Environmental scientist

Primary students learn to think like an environmental scientist in this Stage 3 Science and Technology excursion. They'll investigate living things and their habitats in Kosciuszko National Park, and then plan and do their own simple scientific investigation.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
Science and Technology
When

Booking by arrangement, September to May (not during winter).

Where
Kosciuszko Education Centre, Thredbo-Perisher area