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Save the World by Lunchtime! - Stage 1

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Become a sustainability superhero! Learn about water harvesting systems and simple ways to reduce water use. Reuse a coffee cup as a pot for a seedling and discuss environmentally friendly packaging solutions. Practice sorting recycling from rubbish and save the world before lunchtime!


Stage 1 Science & Technology


Learning Centre
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney


2 hours


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Excursion key themes:

  • Water harvesting and reuse in a garden setting
  • Rubbish sorting and practical sustainability ideas for packaging and everyday living
  • Environmental gardening activities 


Students will... 

  • Actively participate in a retelling of George Saves the World by Lunchtime
  • Recall the water cycle and model ways to harvest rainwater
  • Practice sorting recycling from rubbish
  • Explore which materials make the best packaging products
  • Plant a seed to take back to school.
  • Model eco-warrior behaviours to take the sustainability message back out into the world!

It was fantastic! The children absolutely loved planting the sunflower seeds.

Teacher, St Mary & St Mina's College Bexley

Stage 1 Science & Technology

Investigates questions and predictions by collecting and recording data, sharing and reflecting on their experiences and comparing what they and others know
Identifies ways that people use science in their daily lives to care for the environment and the Earth’s resources
Relates the properties of common materials to their use for particular purposes
Describes a range of manufactured products in the local environment and how their different purposes influence their design

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