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Thank you for your interest in our school excursions at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Full day special offer: Book your group into two lessons in the one day to receive big discounts! *To view rates see here. **Terms and Conditions apply.

The submission of this form is a formal request for a booking on the dates and times specified, subject to availability.

If you do not wish to make a booking please send your queries to programs.info@bgcp.nsw.gov.au

Become a sustainability Superhero by learning about sustainable living practices and the way in which you can help to protect and sustain our natural environment. Participate in gardening activities, visit our compost area and see our worm farm in action and plant a seed to take home to grow. Use problem solving skills to design a simple rainwater harvesting system. Discuss how environments can be used sustainably and ways waste can be managed sustainably.


Stages 2 & 3


Learning Centre
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney


2 hours


Click here. Minimum charges apply. Discounts apply for full day programs!

Excursion key themes:

  • Living things depend on their environment to survive
  • How decisions are made about which materials to use for a particular purpose
  • Sustainable living practices

Students will... 

  • Learn about sustainable living practices and explore ways to reduce environmental impact
  • Examine the compost bins and worm farms in our community garden
  • Plant a seed to take back to school
  • Collaboratively design a sustainable system rainwater harvesting system, considering the properties of materials
  • Model eco-warrior behaviours to take the sustainability message back out into the world!
An engaging and informative learning experience.
Teacher, Orange Public School

Stage 2 Science & Technology


Questions, plans and conducts scientific investigations, collects and summarises data and communicates using scientific representations
Selects and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity
Investigates the suitability of natural and processed materials for a range of purposes
Compares features and characteristics of living and non-living things

Stage 3 Science & Technology

Plans and conducts scientific investigations to answer testable questions, and collects and summarises data to communicate conclusions
Plans and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity
Examines how the environment affects the growth, survival and adaptation of living things
Explains how the properties of materials determine their use for a range of purposes

We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.