Stage 5 programs are delivered in groups (usually class groups) with a maximum group size of 30 students. Centre teaching staff lead all teaching and learning activities.
Total maximum number of students is 90 per day.
Living World – A Bandicoot Habitat
This excursion is conducted at nearby Mitchell Park Picnic Area within Cattai National Park (five minutes from Longneck Lagoon) and utilises a contextual approach to understand the interactions and the flow of energy through an ecosystem and how the site is managed sustainably.
NSW Science 7 - 10 Syllabus outcomes
Analyses interactions between components and processes within biological systems SC5-14LW
Will the ecosystem within Scheyville National Park support bandicoot populations?
Environmental Change and Management – The where, what and why of the Cumberland Plain Woodland.
The excursion supports 'Environmental Change and Management' from the NSW Geography 7-10 syllabus. Students investigate the endangered Cumberland Plain Woodland at Longneck Lagoon to understand how the ecosystem functions, the impact of human activity and the current management strategies in place.
NSW Geography 7 - 10 Syllabus outcomes
Analyses the effect of interactions and connections between people, places and environments GE5-2
What are the causes and consequences of change in environments and how can this change be managed?