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Water Cycles and Solutions – Excursion

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Year Level
Years 3-10

Cost
Full day: $20 / student
(10 am – 2 pm)
OR
Half day: $15 / student
(10 am – 12:30 pm)

Ratio
1 adult : 10 students

Hosted by expert educators, your students will deepen their understanding of the importance of water in our lives and the systems in place for it to flow through our taps, rivers and oceans. Students will take an in-depth dive into the water cycle and its human connection, investigate the issues that face water conservation, and explore potential solutions.

Through a variety of hands-on activities your students will:

Years 3 – 10

  • understand the value and state of freshwater resources in the world
  • identify the differences and issues behind natural & urban water cycles
  • learn about sustainable urban water solutions like Water Sensitive Urban Design and water recycling
  • investigate surface and groundwater problems and potential solutions

You’ll receive a school teacher guide, including instructions for optional activities to do before and after your excursion at CERES to get your students thinking, discussing and actively contributing to a world that is environmentally sustainable for all living creatures.

Years 3 – 10

  • Understand that water is a valuable resource
  • Understand the differences between the natural water cycle and the urban water cycle 
  • Understand the issues with freshwater and saltwater to consider solutions
  • Explore Water Sensitive Urban design and using recycled water as solutions to urban water issues

This program links to curriculum areas of:
Science, Geography, Design and Technologies, Critical and Creative Thinking and Personal and Social Capabilities

Availability
Monday -Friday during term time
For weekend and school holiday bookings please contact

Full Day: 10am – 2pm ( 3 activities)
Welcome and introductions –20 mins
Session with CERES educator – 60 mins
Break – 20 mins
Session with CERES educator – 50 mins
Break – 30 mins
Session with CERES educator – 60 mins
Explore CERES – Make sure you leave some time to explore the many spaces of our beautiful park, including our new Terra Wonder PlaySpace.

Half day: 10am – 12.30pm (2 activities)
Welcome and introductions – 20 mins
Session with CERES educator – 60 mins
Break – 15 mins
Session with CERES educator – 60 mins

Use the activities in the Teaching Guide below to spark students’ curiosity before their visit and add value to your experience whilst at CERES. It’s also designed to deepen students’ learning back at school.

Foundation to Year 2 Teaching Guide * coming soon
Years 3 to 6 Teaching Guide * coming soon
Years 7 to 10 Teaching Guide * coming soon
Years 11 to 12 Teaching Guide * coming soon

Watch the following video to understand what CERES is all about and to get you and your students excited about your visit!

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