Years 5 & 6

Avoid, Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Cheltenham Sustainability Education Centre

This hands-on program at our Sustainability Excursion Centre explores responsible consumerism and waste minimisation from the how’s and what’s of curbside recycling, to ‘pitching’ the benefits and pitfalls of various recyclable materials, a waste wise shopping challenge, what’s so hot about compost and the journey of our electronic items and their planned obsolescence.

Tidal Survival

Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary

Discover the intertidal rockpools, sandy beaches and coastal vegetation of a marine sanctuary, discovering common sea creatures, explore their array of adaptations for intertidal survival and human impacts upon the marine ecosystem.

Fire and the Forest

Toolangi State Forest

Fires are a natural part of the forest environment. Investigate how bushfires and fire effect the environment, plants, animals and local communities. Visit a Mountain Ash Forest, logging coupe and a stop off to compare and contrast a Cool Temperate Rainforest.

Forest Discovery

Toolangi State Forest

Forests are a very important part of our world. Discover the forest environment’s tall trees, soft ferns, mountain creeks, and prickly plants! Use all your senses to find signs of the wildlife that live in the forests. Learn what makes a healthy forest habitat, discover the different ways that people use forests and how we can ensure the sustainability of forests for the future.