Teacher resources

  • Teachers' kit - Aboriginal heritage of Mosman
    Provides a guide to the Aboriginal heritage of the Mosman area of Sydney and describes the wealth of archaelogical material present before the arrival of Europeans which remains in the landscape today.
  • Teachers' kit - Biodiversity for kids
    This offers comprehensive teaching and learning materials from Stage 2 Science and Technology, about biodiversity in your local environment, animal and plant habitats, ecosystems, food chains and food webs. Find out more.
  • Teachers' kit - Hill End Historic Site
    This is an environmental education resource on 19th-century gold mining at Hill End. Order from the NSW Government online bookshop.
  • Teachers' kit - NSW rainforests
    This offers comprehensive teaching and learning materials to support both primary and secondary studies, including HSIE Stage 3 Global Environments and Geography Stage 6 Ecosystems at Risk. The kit includes a new full colour booklet Under the Canopy, worksheets and fact sheets. There are also links to Discovery for schools excursion material throughout NSW. Find out more, and download all the online resource materials.
  • Teachers' kit - Rookery roundabout
    This revised and updated kit introduces Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve, a sacred site to the Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal people of the Coffs Harbour area. They call it Giidany Miirlarl, (pronounced Ghee-dayn Meeral), meaning 'moon sacred place'. It is the only wedge-tailed shearwater rookery site in New South Wales connected to the mainland. The kit contains a full colour teacher resource booklet with worksheets, beautifully illustrated life cycle flip cards, lesson plans, excursion outlines and additional supporting resources.
  • Teachers' kit - What is a national park?
    This offers comprehensive teaching and learning materials that expand on the Stage 2 Human Society and Its Environment (HSIE) unit 'State and National Parks', from the HSIE syllabus support document.
  • Become a Waterwatch school
    Small waterways make up three-quarters of the waterway network within any given catchment and they are of great interest to local communities. Through schools, community volunteers, groups and land managers such as farmers, communities can learn about the health of their rivers and identify problems.
  • WilderQuest
    WilderQuest gives teachers the opportunity to set challenging and fun activities for students in Stages 1, 2 and 3 to develop their knowledge, skills and interest in the living world and the Australian natural environment.
  • Teachers' resource - Mitch the rainforest snail
    This activity-based booklet is a teacher resource for Stage 2/3 students available from Shop.NSW. The pages can be printed for class use and homework. Mitch, the lead character, is a rainforest snail threatened with extinction. By learning about Mitch, students will appreciate the need to protect our smaller native animals.
Page last updated: 04 January 2016