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Botanic Gardens Education Program

Thank you for your interest in our Botanic Gardens Education Program. The Botanic Gardens present a great opportunity for primary school students to learn all about the environment, flora and fauna. Topics range from exploring the sensory gardens to understanding the importance of biodiversity.All lessons have been developed by our environmental educator to link with the Australian Curriculum for Science and History.The themes of the lessons include conservation, biodiversity, sustainability, interdependence and indigenous perspectives.

The table below is a quick reference to the education programs offered at the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens.

To see more detail, download the Education Brochure. Programs can be tailored to meet the needs of your class. Please contact the Education Officer for further information.

Year Level Program ACARA Link
Prep Wow…. This is ‘sense’sational!

Aussie Plant Environments

Science: Science as a human endeavour

Science: Biological sciences

1

Aussie Plant Environments

A Place to Explore

Science: Biological sciences

Geography: Places and People

2

Aussie Plant Environments

Incredible Insects

Sustain Our Planet!

Imagine … An Historical Journey

A Place to Explore

Science: Biological sciences
Earth and space sciences

Science: Biological sciences

Science: Biological sciences
Earth and space sciences

History: The Past in the Present

Geography: People and Places
3

Aussie Plant Environments

A Place to Explore

Science: Biological sciences

Geography: Places and People

4

Exploring Plant Communities

Incredible Insects


Freshwater Ecosystems

Imagine … An Historical Journey

Surviving on Nature

Science: Biological science
Geography: Sustainability

Science: Biological science
Science: Science as human endeavour

Science: Biological science

History: First Contacts

Science: Science as human endeavour
Geography: Sustainability, Indigenous Perspectives

5 Exploring Plant Communities


Freshwater Ecosystems

Imagine …. An Historical Journey

Science: Biological science
Geography: Sustainability

Science: Biological science

History: Australian coloni

6 Can Biodiversity Combat Climate Change?

Freshwater Ecosystems


Sustain Our Planet!


Water Catchment in an Urbanised Environment



Science: Biological science

Science: Biological science
Science as a human endeavour

Science: Earth and space sciences
Geography: Sustainability, Indigenous perspectives

Science; Biological science

Further details on lessons available and important teacher information is included in the attached brochure. (PDF 1.9MB)

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