Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre

Telephone02 4573 6323

Emaillongneck-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Stage 1

Longneck Lagoon EEC offers a range of NSW syllabus linked excursions for Stage 1 students.

Excursions for Science and Technology K-6 

Excursions for Geography K-6

Stage 1 programs are delivered in groups (preferably class groups) with a maximum group size of 30 students. EEC teaching staff lead all teaching and learning activities. 

Numbers above 60 can be negotiated and incur an additional staffing fee to enable experienced and trained staff to lead a third group (total maximum number of students is 90 per day).

Science & Technology

Living World - It’s a bugs life

NSW​ Science​ and​ Technology​​ Syllabus outcomes

  • describes external features, changes in and growth of living things ST1-10LW

  • describes ways that different places in the environment provide for the needs of living things ST1-11LW

Inquiry questions

  • What are some of the bugs that live in the freshwater creek at Longneck Lagoon?

  • What are the characteristics of the bugs we caught?

  • What are terrestrial or bush bugs?

  • Why are they important?

Activities

  • Dipnetting for water bugs.

  • Observe characteristics of water bugs.

  • Learn about needs and life cycles of water bugs.

  • Bush bug habitat walk.

  • Identify and classify bush bugs.

Excursion summary for printing (WORD 14 KB)

Presentation (social story) to prepare your students for the excursion (POWERPOINT 19403 KB)

 

Geography

Features of places – Take a look at Longneck

NSW​ Geography​​ Syllabus outcomes

  • describes external features, changes in and growth of living things ST1-10LW

  • describes ways that different places in the environment provide for the needs of living things ST1-11LW

Inquiry questions

  • What are the features of Longneck Lagoon?

  • How do people and animals use this place?

Activities

  • Wonder walk and nature maps.

  • Windows on the woodland (features of a woodland).

  • Warali Wali (possum quest).

Excursion summary for printing (WORD 14 KB)

Presentation (social story) to prepare your students for the excursion (POWERPOINT 15963 KB)