Stage 1 students will explore the many creatures living in the natural environments of Bicentennial Park and engage in a range of Geographic skills to identify why the unique and protected wetland and Parklands are important places to be cared for. Students will examine the features of creatures living in the various habitats within the Park and create their own mini beast using natural elements.
Mangrove discovery walk along the beautiful Badu Mangrove boardwalk, learning about the features of wetland animals, like crabs and snails, and how Aboriginal people utilise wetlands for food and fibre.
Create a colourful beaded bracelet which relates to the symbolism of colours in Aboriginal Culture, and the importance of eels in the local waterways and their unique features in their incredible life cycle.
Listen to the dreaming story of the blue tongue, learn about special Blue Tongue features that help them to survive in the wild, and meet our very own blue tongue ‘Garrigan’!
Explore a dry forest and identify invertebrates, their features and their homes, then make your own mini beast using natural elements.
Observes, questions & collects data to communicate and compare ideas (ST1-1WS-S)
Describes observable features of living things and their environments (ST1-4LW-ST)
Identifies how plants and animals are used for food and fibre products (ST1-5LW-T)
Describes features of places and the connections people have with places (GE1-1)
Identifies ways in which people interact with and care for places (GE1-2)
Communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools for inquiry (GE1-3)
Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Histories and Cultures