Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre

Telephone02 4573 6323

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

Stage 4

Stage 4 programs are delivered in groups (usually 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

Living World – Adapting to the environment


Students investigate terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems within the endangered Cumberland Plain Woodland at Longneck Lagoon EEC. Students utilise simple keys to identify a range of plant and animal species along with some of their adaptations for survival and reproduction. 

NSW​ Science 7 - 10​ Syllabus outcomes

  • Relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction SC4-14LW

Inquiry question

  • What factors influence the different plant communities across landscapes?

Activities

  • Vegetation identification and adaptations

  • Identify factors of the environment

  • Habitat assessment

  • Human impact on the environment