This day program
provides students with an opportunity to learn about the personal qualities and
attributes of a number of well known environmental activists including David
Attenborough, Steve Irwin, Skye Bortolli and The Lorax. Students are able to explore the Barambah
Hi-5 leadership qualities:
and then put them into practice during a
practical challenge to restore a section of Wrattens Conservation Park by
removing weeds and replanting with native species. All students receive a free plant to take
Australian Curriculum links
Personal and social
Identify a community need or problem and consider ways to take action to address it.
Identify causes and effects of conflict and practise different strategies to diffuse or resolve conflict situations.
Analyse personal and social roles and responsibilities in planning and implementing ways of contributing to their communities.
Assess the appropriateness of various conflict resolution strategies in a range of social and work related situations.
Years 5 and 6
Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and community decisions (ACSHE083) and (ACSHE100)
Years 7 and 8
Scientific knowledge has changed peoples' understanding of the world and is refined as new evidence becomes available (ACSHE134)
Advances in scientific understanding often rely on technological advances and are often linked to scientific discoveries (ACSHE158)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities maintain a special connection
to and responsibility for Country/Place throughout all of Australia.
OI.5 World views
are formed by experiences at personal, local, national and global levels, and
are linked to individual and community actions for sustainability.
OI.7 Actions for a more
sustainable future reflect values of care, respect and responsibility, and
require us to explore and understand environments.
OI. 9: Sustainable futures
result from actions designed to preserve and/or restore the quality and
uniqueness of environments.
Critical and creative thinking
Assess and test options to identify the most effective solution and to put ideas into action.
Predict possibilities and identify and test consequences when seeking solutions and putting ideas into action.
Analyse reasoning used in finding and applying solutions and in choice of resources.