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Discovering Natural Habitats

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Use your senses to discover the sights, sounds and smells of a variety of Australian environments within the Botanic Garden, uncovering the habitats of the plants and animals that live there. Students will discover the physical conditions of each environment and how these affect the growth and survival of living things


What happens?

  • Explore the variety of different Australian environments with in the Botanic Garden
  • Compare different features of a variety of environments
  • Learn about the variety of plants and animals that live in each environment 
  • Discover different adaptations that make plants and animals suited to living in their specific environments.


Stages: Stage 1, Stage 2
Themes: Environments, Habitats, Living Things
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Price: $12.50 per student
Contact 4227 7667;

Curriculum Links
Stage One
ST1-10LW: describes external features, changes in and growth of living things
ST1-11LW: describes ways that different places in the environment provide for the needs of living things
GE1-1: describes features of places and the connections people have with places
GE1-2: identifies ways in which people interact with and care for places
Stage Two
GE2-1: examines features and characteristics of places and environments
Stage Three
ST3-10LW: describes how structural features and other adaptations of living things help them to survive in their environment
ST3-11LW: describes some physical conditions of the environment and how these affect the growth and survival of living things
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