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Journey to an ancient world
Stage 4 (Years 7-8), Geography, New England National Park
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.
Journey to an ancient world is a school excursion in New England National Park for Stage 4 (Years 7-8) students focusing on geography as a KLA. Journey back in time to the ancient rainforests of the Gondwana super-continent.
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The journey provides a window into the ancient past when rainforests covered the land we now call Australia. Students gain an understanding of the evolution of rainforest over geological time.
Geography: 4G2 Global Environments
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
|Stage||Stage 4 (Years 7-8)|
4.1. Identifies and gathers geographical information.
4.6. Describes the geographical processes that form and transform environments.
4.8. Describes the interrelationships between people and environments.
Explores changing perceptions towards rainforest over time:
- Guided. Available on request.
- New England National Park
$475 per group (price includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups over 30 conditions apply.
- 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.
- School excursion inquiries - North Coast
- 02 6657 5935
- in New England National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
New England National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.