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Grade 3 to 4: Education for sustainability

Activities

Energy and climate change

  • Discuss the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy sources.
  • Visit and discuss the renewable energy features of Myuna Farm.
  • Conduct an energy audit: calculate the watts required to power every day appliances.

Produce gardening

  • Pot up a seed, learn what a plant needs to grow and why it is beneficial to grow your own vegies.
  • Identification trail: visit scare-crows in our community gardens and learn the health benefits of different vegies.

Waste management

  • Experience the wonder of the gigantic rubbish bin at Myuna Farm.
  • Learn about the four R’s: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle and Re-think.

Wetland biodiversity

  • Catch a train down to the wetlands where the activity is conducted.
  • Learn about wetlands habitat conservation. Find out how human activities can affect the wetlands and test the health of the wetland by examining the biodiversity.

Duration

Each session runs for between 30 and 120 minutes and will be scheduled to accommodate your group’s needs.

Cost

$12.50 per student.

Adults

  • Free (when ratio of adults to students is less than one-to-five).
  • Additional adults: $10.
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