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Booking Request
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The submission of this form is a formal request for an excursion booking at Centennial Parklands on the date/s and time/s specified. Once we receive your form we will allocate your booking based off of our availability and will respond with a booking confirmation document.

Walk on Country (Stage 1,2,3 Geography & Science)

Learn about the natural environment and how it has been used by Australia’s First Nations Peoples from generation to generation. Discover how plants and natural materials are used by Aboriginal people for various purposes. Gain an insight into how Aboriginal people source natural materials from their surroundings and have utilised these to adapt to the changing Australian climate for thousands of years.

Activities
  • Native plant hunt
  • Tools & weapons demo's
  • Traditional Indigenous games
This program is run by our service provider Deadly Ed and can be booked for every Thursday during term

Book your Aboriginal School Excursion via the Book Now button.

Focus Syllabus Outcomes


Stage 1 Geography
Describes features of places and the connections people have with places (GE1-1)

Stage 3 Science
  • Observe and describe the structural features of some native Australian animals and plants (ST3-10LW)
  • Describe how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples use observations of the night sky to inform decisions about some everyday activities, e.g. food gathering and ceremonies (ST3-8ES)
  • Describes how the properties of materials determine their use for specific purposes (ST3-13MW)
Stage 3 Geography
  • Describes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments (GE3-1)
  • Explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments (GE3-2)
The Australian Curriculum:

Science - Year 3
  • Use and influence of science: Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions (ACSHE051)
Science - Year 4
  • Science understanding: Living things have life cycles (ACSSU072)
  • Science understanding: Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive (ACSSU073)
Human Society and Social Sciences - Year 3 & 4
  • Inquiry and skills: Pose questions to investigate people, events, places and issues (ACHASS1052) 
  • Inquiry and skills: Examine information to identify different points of view and distringuish facts from options (ACHASS1056)
The Education Access Pass Program covers all program and transport costs for schools with an FOEI higher than 125 and community organisations that work with groups in need. 

Please contact us directly with the name of the program and your group size and we can help you organise a free program.

This program is funded through the Legacy Fund of the Centennial Parklands Foundation.
 

Location

The WILD PLAY Discovery Centre

Duration

2 Hours

Cost

$20