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Geography - Factors that shape places (Glenrock SCA)

Stage 3

This excursion program is undertaken on a walk through Glenrock State Conservation Area using a number of fieldwork techniques. Students collect, record and interpret data to draw conclusions on how people have changed the environment and the management of this area. Students examine Aboriginal people’s connection to the environment, their sustainable management and influence on places.


  • Water quality testing: measuring, collecting and recording data on the water quality and interpret the results to assess human impact.
  • Vegetation and Weather: observation of vegetation and measuring, collecting and recording data on weather and the environment e.g. air temperature, wind speed, slope.
  • Aboriginal Perspective: Dreaming story and discussion of how Aboriginal people and the environment influenced one another.
  • Human Impact observation: observation of how humans have influenced and managed Glenrock.
  • 3D Map- Students create a 3D map of Glenrock on the beach using sand and other materials they collect.

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