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Kosciuszko gameshow

Stage 3 (Years 5-6), Geography, Thredbo-Perisher area

Overview

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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.

Read more about Kosciuszko gameshow

Kosciuszko National Park protects a unique landscape, home to many rare and endangered plants and animals. The park also holds unique stories of the Indigenous peoples of the area and how people now use and protect the park. This short fast passed activity allows students to record information about these values and use that information in the gameshow. All students get a simple prize for their efforts.

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

Stage Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area Geography
Student outcomes

GE3-1. Describes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments

GE3-2. Explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments

GE3-3. Compares and contrasts influences on the management of places and environments

Objectives

Students will:

  • locate and record information from displays
  • participate, cooperate and assist in an activity
  • support team members as they recall and relate information
  • arrange information, assemble models and solve puzzles.

Excursion details

When

Weekdays all year.

Availability
Guided. Available on request.
Duration
2hrs
Grading
Easy. Discovery ranger guided indoor activity
Price

$7.70 per student. Minimum booking fees apply.

Accessibility
Easy
Meeting point
Kosciuszko Education Centre.
Booking
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Park info

  • in the Thredbo-Perisher area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • The Thredbo-Perisher area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kosciuszko Road is closed between Perisher and Charlotte Pass in winter (June to October long weekends).
  • Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road

    Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day. Find out more about the winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day.

    Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from NPWS visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter).

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