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Sustainability Superheroes - Stage 2

Become a Sustainability Superhero by learning about sustainable living practices that help us and our planet be healthy and happy into the future. Explore a sustainable food supply chain by participating in growing plants for food, exploring our compost and worm farm area and using problem solving skills to design a simple rainwater harvesting system. Learn how your super powers can save the world! 

Stages

Stage 2

Location

Rathborne Lodge
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney

Duration

2 hours

Cost

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

Excursion key themes:

  • Explore sustainable living and agricultural practices that reduce environmental impact.
  • Model Sustainable Superhero behaviours to take the sustainability message back out into the world. 

Students will... 

  • Learn about sustainabilty and making sustainable decisions.
  • Explore sustainable gardening processes by investigating composting, worm farms, a native beehive, edible plants and rain-water management. 
  • Plant a seed to take back to school, utilising recycled materials.
  • Collaboratively design a rainwater harvesting system, considering the properties of materials.
  • Model sustainable behavious to communicate positvaction to the world!
An engaging and informative learning experience.
Teacher, Orange Public School

Stage 2 Science & Technology

ST2-2DP-T
Selects and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity.
ST2-7MW-T
Investigates the suitability of natural and processed materials for a range of purposes.
ST2-5LW-T
Describes how agricultural processes are used to grow plants for food, clothing and shelter 
 

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