Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre

Telephone02 4573 6323

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

Stage 6

Stage 6 programs are delivered in groups (usually class groups) with a maximum group size of 25 students. Centre teaching staff lead all teaching and learning activities.

Numbers above 50 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 75 per day).

A range of resources including depth study lesson scaffolds, student resources and the student work booklet will be emailed to the organising teacher following the booking of an excursion.

Year 11 Biology Modules 3 or 4

The fieldwork undertaken during this excursion supports Module 3 (Biological diversity) or Module 4 (Ecosystem dynamics). The excursion enables students to investigate the interrelationships of organisms with their environment and experience a range of fieldwork methodologies. Organising teachers are to select the contextual focus for the excursion from the topics below: 

  • Microbats of Western Sydney

  • Green and Golden Bell Frog.

Activities

  • Terrestrial biotic and abiotic factors

  • Aquatic biotic and abiotic factors

  • Vegetation profile

  • Site biodiversity survey

  • Herbivory

  • Human impact

Instructional videos on terrestrial and aquatic testing are available for viewing on our Filmpond

Year 11 Earth and Environmental Science Module 4

The fieldwork undertaken during this excursion supports Module 4 (Human Impacts). The excursion enables students to investigate how human land use has effected the soil, the impact of introduced species and experience a range of fieldwork methodologies.

Activities

  • Characteristics of soil and vegetation

  • Evidence of introduced species

  • Erosion assessment

  • Human impact.