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Awabakal Environmental Education Centre

Awabakal Environmental Education Centre

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Science and Sustainability- Eco Explorers (Wetlands Campus)

Stage 2

Students will be introduced to a variety of sustainability issues connected to everyday life. Sustainability of energy and building design. Focus on light, heat and electrical energy and developing their understanding of energy as a resource that can be generated and transferred. Students will have the opportunity to explore examples of digital systems and how they transmit data.

The program will include:

PowerPoint introduction.

Discovery activities in small groups:

  • Energy: the story of energy and future energy sources.
  • Solar eco house: Design and test various materials in sustainable house construction.
  • Ways of producing electricity (solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, waves, tidal, nuclear)
  • Hydro Power
  • Model wind turbines to generate electricity
  • Using solar panels to generate power including cooking using a solar oven

For further information on curriculum links, program and excursion information see below or contact us.


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