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Join our experienced horticulturalist and learn how to set up a compost heap or worm farm in your school or backyard and prevent 40% of household waste going to landfill.

What happens?

  • Discover the importance of composting in reducing the amount of household waste
  • Learn how to correctly set up your compost bin
  • Learn how to create a no-dig garden

 

​Stages: Stage 4, Stage 5
​Themes: ​Sustainability
​Duration: ​2 hours
​Location: ​Wollongong Botanic Garden
​Price: ​$12.50 per student
​Contact: ​4227 7667; botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au
 

Curriculum Links

Stage 4

SC4-13ES: explains how advances in scientific understanding of processes that occur within and on the Earth, influence the choices people make about resource use and management
SC4-2VA: shows a willingness to engage in finding solutions to science-related personal, social and global issues, including shaping sustainable futures
SC4-15LW: explains how new biological evidence changes people's understanding of the world

Stage 5

SC4-2VA: shows a willingness to engage in finding solutions to science-related personal, social and global issues, including shaping sustainable futures
SC5-2VA: shows a willingness to engage in finding solutions to science-related personal, social and global issues, including shaping sustainable futures
 
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