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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Respect - Stages 2 & 3

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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

Learn practical ways to use the four R’s at home and at school. Explore the environmental impacts of disposable packaging. Learn about sustainable living practices. Participate in gardening activities; preparing, planting and mulching a garden bed. Visit our compost area and see our worm farm in action.


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:

  • Creative reuse options for everyday items
  • Environmental responsibilities: reduction of water use, recycling and sustainable practices
  • Composting, worm farming and planting

Students will... 

  • Describe the effect of people’s actions on the environment
  • Learn about sustainable living practices and explore ways to reduce environmental impact
  • Examine compost bins, worm farms and recycling
  • Prepare garden beds and plant seeds.
An engaging and informative learning experience.
Teacher, Orange Public School

Stage 2 Science & Technology

Investigates their questions and predictions by analysing collected data, suggesting explanations for their findings, and communicating and reflecting on the processes undertaken
Describes ways that science knowledge helps people understand the effect of their actions on the environment and on the survival of living things
Identifies the physical properties of natural and processed materials, and how these properties influence their use
Describes how products are designed and produced, and the ways people use them
Predicting what might happen based on prior knowledge in an investigation

Stage 3 Science & Technology
Investigates by posing questions, including testable questions, making predictions and gathering data to draw evidence-based conclusions and develop explanations
Describes some physical conditions of the environment and how these affect the growth and survival of living things
Describes how the properties of materials determine their use for specific purposes
Describes systems in built environments and how social and environmental factors influence their design
Describes systems used to produce or manufacture products, and the social and environmental influences on product design
With guidance, posing questions to clarify practical problems or inform a scientific investigation
Predicting what the findings of an investigation might be


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