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Geography Wetlands Excursion

a Geography excursion run by Centennial Park rangers on eco-systems and wetlands surveying & testing

  • Starts Apr 12
  • 25 Australian dollars
  • Centennial Park

Available spots

Service Description

Centennial Parklands, Sydney 10:30-12:30pm (29/3/24) Followed by lunch/social play at Ian Potter WILDground Price is $25 per student Pack: lunch, snacks, water, pen, This program is a combined geography program that includes a geographical investigation with an orienteering (or eco-teering) activity. This program provides a field work/data collection opportunity on urban wetlands alongside an opportunity to to put their map reading and navigation skills to the test through an orienteering exercise. Teams of students will enjoy a wetland orienteering race by navigating their way using a map to complete eight challenges to help them develop an understanding of the complexities of an urban wetland. Wetland Ecosystem activities will include: Using a map to navigate to eight learning stations Using field equipment to test the abiotic factors of water in an urban wetland Undertake biotic testing via a dip-netting activity to determine water quality Identifying the different types of water birds inhabiting Centennial Park Field sketch of a pond ecosystem Visiting Lachlan Wetland to identify canopy level plant species and investigate the impact of the Grey-headed flying-fox colony Answering a variety of mapping and navigation questions.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Please read our cancellation policy on our site for all terms and conditions.

Contact Details

+61 (411) 311-451

Kurrajong NSW, Australia

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