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Kamay Botany Bay Environmental Education Centre

Kamay Botany Bay Environmental Education Centre

Leading Living Learning

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Early Stage 1

Excursion – The needs of living things

Students explore the National Park to discover living things during a tresure hunt. They sort and categorise some living things and record what they found using nature art activities

Science syllabus outcome

  • identifies the needs of living things.

Location: Kamay Botany Bay National Park, Kurnell.

Incursion – Local places 

During the incursion students use story and nature play to investigate their school or local park.

They will:

  • unlock the secrets from a special message left in their classroom
  • participate in an adventure walk to make some important discoveries
  • use nature play to discover the wonders of their place
  • discuss how and why we care for our important places
  • complete a combined writing activity where students will create a narrative and map to recount their adventure. 

Geography syllabus outcomes

  • identifies places and develops an understanding of the importance of places to people
  • communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools.

Perspectives of traditional Aboriginal lifestyle are integrated throughout the program.

Incursion – Incredible invertebrates

Students will:

  • discover importance of worms
  • learn about the anatomy and behaviour of worms
  • complete hands on activities and investigation of invertebrates.

Science syllabus outocmes

  • identifies the needs of living things.