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WilderQuest WildTracker

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), Science and Technology, Dorrigo National Park

Overview

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Come on a WilderQuest WildTracker school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students, focusing on science and technology. Students will carry out investigations and explore the living world in Dorrigo National Park.

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Discover the wide range of invertebrates that live among the trees. Explore the relationship between plants and animals as you investigate the evidence that is left behind. WildTracker excursions allow students to learn about and explore our amazing natural environments alongside national parks guides. Students immerse themselves in the natural environment and 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 2 (Years 3-4)
Key learning area Science and Technology
Objectives
  • Students engage with the local environment of the national park. They become aware of the plants and animals that live in this particular place.  
  • Students investigate some features of plants and animals, how they can be grouped and how they rely on each other.
  • Students learn about the role played by NSW national parks staff in protecting the environment for the people of NSW.

Excursion details

When
Weekdays during school terms.
Availability
Guided. Available on request.
Where
Dorrigo National Park
Duration
2hrs
Grading
Easy
Price
$225 per group up to 20 students. For groups over 20 conditions apply.
Accessibility
Medium
Meeting point
Dorrigo Rainforest Centre, Dome Road
Equipment
provided
Yes
Booking
If you would like to organise a NPWS school excursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.
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Park info

  • in Dorrigo National Park in the North Coast region
  • Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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View from behind the Crystal Shower Falls. Photo: Michael van Ewijk