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WilderQuest WildTracker

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), Science and Technology, Glenrock State Conservation Area

Overview

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Come on a WilderQuest WildTracker excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students focusing on science and technology. Carry out investigations to explore the living world in this beautiful part of Glenrock State Conservation Area.

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Find out about some of the relationships between plants and animals and look for evidence that can lead to more questions and predictions. National Parks and Wildlife Service guides will help you identify some amazing wildlife living in the area and together you can discover what they need to survive and how they are protected.

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 a protected conservation area. 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 rely on each other.
  • Students learn about the role played by national park 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
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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The view out to sea from Bailey's cottage.