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Project Description

EARTH DISCOVERY

Land programs focus on natural processes and how humans, animals and the land interact with each other and including the exploration of sustainable agriculture.

Duration of activities: ~ 50 minutes
Available for: Foundation to Grade 2


ACTIVITIES

You can mix and match activities from two different programs.

  • Become a meteorologist and discover how to manually measure and interpret the weather at CERES using weather instruments, gadgets and sensory observation
  • Measure, observe and experience weather, seasons and changes
  • Explore why it is important to understand the different seasons and major weather types and their connections
  • Look at weather and seasons and the way different cultural groups describe them, name and order of months and Aboriginal six seasons
  • How weather patterns affect plants and animals (including humans) and biodiversity
  • Reactions to sensory elements of weather, place and environment
  • Explore the natural surrounds and identify the art of nature
  • Learn how humans have mimicked natural patterns in design
  • Discover the major patterns in the environment
  • Learn and create different patterns and symmetric shapes
  • Explore CERES vegetable gardens, identify plants using 4/5 human senses
  • Discover the diversity of life in the garden, from soil-plants-animals
  • Participate in companion planting, learn how plants can benefit each other
  • Explore how people change environments, and create and design solutions to grow food!
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Enquiries:

Contact the Education Bookings Team

(03) 9389 0144

 

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