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Term 2 – 2012
Welcome to Kings Park Education
Kings Park Education inspires understanding of Western Australia’s unique plants, people and places and the role we can all play in a sustainable future.
New home for Kings Park Education
Kings Park Education will have a new home this term, with amazing new facilities and programs. The new eco-friendly Kings Park Education centre will provide an exceptional learning environment, along with unique outdoor classrooms and a large community shelter in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park which provide exciting new spaces for outdoor learning. Book a program today and see for yourself.
You can download the 2012 Kings Park Education Program from our website or request a printed booklet from our Bookings Office. Read more...
Book now for new programs
Twenty new programs linked to the Australian curriculum explore three key learning themes in 2012:
Qualified environmental educators turn the serious business of plants and their conservation into fun, inspiring programs for students of all ages.
Kings Park Education programs draw on the research, expertise and innovation that Kings Park and Botanic Garden is famous for, providing meaningful experiences for every school visit and learning style.
Nyoongar Boodja - one year, six seasons Indigenous festivals
Celebrate the six seasons of Nyoongar culture with Kings Park Education.
Term 2 dates:
Junior Bushcarers making a difference
Years 3 – 6 students are invited to join us for Junior Bushcarers on World Environment Day (5 June) or National Tree Day (27 July). Budding environmentalists will plant, weed and learn about the threats facing our bush habitats and the importance of conservation. These 90 minute programs cost $6.00 per student.
Quiz on Legs
Join us for the biggest environmental education event of the year.
Explore the world of science, society and indigenous culture with more than 30 environmental and sustainability presenters, live theatre and art activities for Quiz on Legs.
Join us for a free Sundowner
Prior to your first class visit to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park we ask that you attend a free Escape to Nature Sundowner. This professional learning session will introduce you to our new education programs and facilities and ensure a safe and fantastic excursion for your class.
All teacher professional learning is free; however bookings are required.
Meet one of our team
Lisa Collyer is one of our Education Coordinators and has wealth of experience in regional and metropolitan Western Australian schools over the past twelve years. Lisa is passionate about place-based education and has coordinated many environmental education programs. Read more...
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