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Bring NSW national parks into your classroom using our free tools and resources for teachers. Developed by our team of educators, rangers and traditional knowledge holders, these resources have been created to meet your needs.

They encourage a contemporary approach to environmental education and respect protocols for Aboriginal cultural safety. They are also carefully aligned with the NSW syllabus.

Explore our expanding range of learning resources. Email us for more information.

Students completing worksheets, Tomaree National Park, 2019. Photo: Adam Hollingworth: Hired Gun © DPIE

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Coastal track, Royal National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Who cares about national parks?

Who cares about national parks? is a Stage 2 education resource that supports the NSW syllabus learning outcomes associated with Geography, Science and Technology, English and Creative Arts. 

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Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
Geography
Mountain pygmy possum, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Dan Nicholls/OEH

The mountain-pygmy possum: On the edge

The mountain pygmy-possum: On the edge is an interactive teacher resource for Stage 6 geography students. It includes an online Geographic Information System (GIS) to identify habitats for the endangered mountain pygmy-possum, and techniques to estimate population numbers.

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Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 4 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ supports the Science syllabus and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

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Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
Learning area
Science
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 5 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ supports the Science syllabus and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

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Stage 5 (Years 9-10)
Learning area
Science
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 3 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ supports the Science and Technology syllabus and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

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Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
Learning area
Science and Technology
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 2 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the HSIE syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

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Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
HSIE
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 4 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the Geography syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 4 (Years 7-8)
Learning area
Geography
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 6 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the Geography syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

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Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Geography
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 6 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, energy and nutrient cycles, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ supports the Senior Science syllabus and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
Learning area
Senior Science
Border Ranges National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Rainforests of NSW

‘Rainforests of NSW’ is one of our education resources for Stage 1 students. It illustrates rainforest types, structure, and food chains within NSW national parks. ‘Rainforests of NSW’ is an expansion of the HSIE syllabus unit ‘Global Environments – Rainforests’, and has some excellent ideas for school excursions.

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Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
Learning area
HSIE
Blue Gum Forest Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: A Gliddon