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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
Education Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Kosciuszko gameshow

Kosciuszko gameshow a fun program presented at the education centre for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students, focused on History and Geography values of the Kosciuszko area. Students gather clues about the natural and cultural heritage of the park and use the information to compete in a TV style game show.

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

Weekdays all year.

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
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
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
Kosciuszko Education Centre, Thredbo-Perisher area
Two students working on a whiteboard in the Kosciuszko Education Centre in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Adam Hollingworth © DPE

Explore the Kosciarium

Explore the Kosciarium school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on Geography for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students. 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
Geography
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Kosciuszko Education Centre, Thredbo-Perisher area
Students looking at rock samples in the Kosciuszko Education Centre in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Adam Hollingworth © DPE

Kosciuszko gameshow

This Kosciuszko gameshow school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students in Kosciuszko National Park focuses on Science. Students use the information they gather from display boards in the education centre to compete in a loud, outlandish game show. The students enjoy the challenge of a competitive game and the opportunity to barrack for their team.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
Geography
Where
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains