This curriculum focus day explores the marine environment and the impact of pollution.
The day’s inquiries will stimulate your students’ geographical knowledge of Sydney Harbour and ignite their passion for exploring sustainable solutions to real world problems.
This full day program is available at Taronga Zoo Sydney only and can be organised through our booking form.
- Stage 2: Tuesday 14/3/2023
- Stage 2: Tuesday 24/10/2023
- Stage 5: Wednesday 29/3/2023
- Stage 5: Tuesday 31/10/2023
At the Zoo
Students will have the opportunity to engage with Taronga's Wildlife Conservation Scientists, members of the Wildlife Hospital, and Community Engagement Officers. They will also have the opportunity to enjoy Seals for the Wild experience and make a difference to the local environment by cleaning and assessing the rubbish present found on the Sydney Harbour foreshore. All workshops and resources are created to be stage appropriate and will be shared leading up to the event.
By participating in this full day workshop, students will be challenged to think about the positive changes they can make in their local area, and the direct or indirect impacts this could have on our marine wildlife.
- GE2-1 Examines features and characteristics of places and environments
- GE2-2 Describes the ways people, places and environments interact
- GE2-3 Examines differing perceptions about the management of places and environments
- GE2-4 Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry
- GE5-3 Analyses the effect of interactions and connections between people, places and environments
- GE5-4 Accounts for perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues
- GE5-7 Acquires and processes geographical information by selecting and using appropriate and relevant tools for inquiry
- GE5-8 Communicates geographical information to a range of audiences using a variety of strategies