Wetlands Environmental Education Centre

Discover - Investigate - Learn

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People and places in the living world

Geography, Science and Technology

Early Stage 1 and Stage 1

Students will investigate what makes a place special to people, how they can care for them and why the wetlands are important to Aboriginal people. They will explore the needs of living things, collect data and determine external features of a variety of living things, including plants and animals.

The program will include, habitats, biodiversity, wetland animals and habitat needs.

PowerPoint introduction.

Discovery activities:

  • Dip netting: collecting live pond animals,
  • Wet room: conducting scientific investigations using microscopes
  • Discovery classrooms: hands-on activities
  • Wetland walk: with binoculars and map to view bird life on the outer ponds.

Check out our Filmpond movie In and around the pond at Wetlands Environmental Education Centre

For further information on curriculum links, program and excursion information open the program overview or contact us.