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WilderQuest WildThings

Stage 1 (Years 1-2), Science and Technology, Glenrock State Conservation Area

Overview

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Come on a WilderQuest WildThings excursion to explore Yuelarbah walking track. Designed for Stage 1 (Years 1-2) students and focusing on science and technology, investigate the living world this beautiful part of Glenrock State Conservation Area, home to amazing plants and animals.

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We will use our senses to explore the environment and find some places where animals have everything they need to survive. Students will work scientifically with hands on activities to investigate bugs and learn about animal habitats.

Students will immerse themselves through nature play and discovery to enrich their understanding of the diversity and relationships that thrive within our protected areas.

For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers

Stage Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
Key learning area Science and Technology
Objectives
  • Students engage with the local environment of a protected conservation area. They become aware of the plants and animals that exist in this particular place and how they are able to survive there. 
  • Students examine some of the local plants and discuss how the animals that live with them have features that allow them to thrive in the environment. 
  • Students learn about the role played by NSW NPWS staff in protecting the environment for the people of NSW.

Excursion details

When
Weekdays during school terms.
Availability
Guided. Available on request.
Where
Yuelarbah walking track, Glenrock State Conservation Area
Duration
3hrs
Grading
Medium. Guided walk along a partly sealed wheelchair friendly walking path. Activities amongst leaf litter and on a flat rock shelf beside a small stream.
Price

$300 per group up to 20 students. For groups over 20 conditions apply.

Accessibility
Medium
Meeting point
Yuelarbah carpark on Burwood Road, Kahibah
Equipment
provided
Yes
Booking
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