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Sensing the rainforest

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), Geography, Sea Acres National Park

Overview

School excursions in NSW national parks

We are currently taking bookings for school excursions. Not all excursions are being delivered as per the usual program due to rules outlined by NSW Health. Alternative learning options with NPWS include online digital resources or incursions delivered at your school. Please contact your National Parks education contact or the relevant local park office for more information.

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Join us and explore the rainforest in this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) geography excursion in Sea Acres Rainforest Centre. Students will examine the wonders of this rainforest by the sea.

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Through guided, sensory activities such as silent sit spots, blindfolded games and nature observation, students will become immersed in the rainforest.

Geographical concepts of place, space, environment and interconnection will be explored, and fieldwork observation will be put into practice.

Through fun activities, students will connect deeply with their environment and learn of its significance within a broad geographical context.

This excursion is designed to support the geography K-10 syllabus topic The earth’s environment.

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

Stage Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area Geography
Student outcomes

GE2-1. Examines features and characteristics of places and environments

GE2-2. Describes the ways people, places and environments interact

GE2-3. Examines differing perceptions about the management of places and environments

GE2-4. Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry

Objectives

Students will:

  • Visit the rainforest by the sea
  • Participate in fun and interactive learning activities
  • Use geographical tools of enquiry to better understand a local environment
  • Gain an understanding of the nature of a unique rainforest by the sea, its significance and how it is cared for.

Excursion details

When

Weekdays during school term.

Availability
Guided. Available on request.
Where
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre, Sea Acres National Park
Duration
2hrs
Grading
Easy
Price

$235 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups over 30 conditions apply.

Accessibility
Easy
Meeting point
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre
Equipment
provided
Yes
Booking
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