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Field of Mars Environmental Education Centre

Field of Mars Environmental Education Centre

Experience Engage Enable

Telephone02 9816 1298

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

The Earth's environment - Eucalypt forest

The Earth’s environment - Eucalypt forest excursion

Geography

How does the eucalyptus forest provide habitat for the ringtail possum and other native animals?

During this excursion Stage 2 students will undertake a bush walk traversing rocky outcrops through wet and dry eucalypt forests.

Through teacher-led and student-directed activities students will investigate and record the characteristics of the forest, evidence of animals and their interconnection with the environment.

Fieldwork tools will include sensory observation, invertebrate hunts and recording through sketching, mapping, watercolour, tallies and photographs.

Location

  • Field of Mars Reserve

Track overview

Program details

  • Maximum 4 classes per day.
  • More than 4 classes requires access to an addtional excursion venue.

Program cost

  • DoE school cost $18 per student - GST free.
  • Non Gov school cost is $28 per student - GST free. Minimum charge $600.

Program resources