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Geography - Changing places, Newcastle Foreshore

Stage 5

Students will investigate the urban processes at play in Newcastle. Fieldwork is conducted along the Newcastle foreshore.

This program investigates the changes that have occurred along the harbour foreshore along with the reasons for change. Issues such as sustainability, equity of social justice are also investigated. Students are asked to evaluate the success of such change and plan for future change.

Fieldwork including:

Site introduction including history, current use, plans and management

• Examination of change and reasons for change.

• Evaluation of the success of the renewal project in terms of sustainability, social justice and equity.

• Management Issues

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