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Students learn about sustainable gardening practices through investigating what they can do to recover much of our organic waste through composting, nature’s own method of recycling. Students will participate in a hands-on activity in planting their own no –dig garden.

What happens?

  • Explore ways we can reduce waste through composting
  • Plant your own no-dig garden to take home.
 
Stages: ​Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3
Themes: ​Sustainability, Waste
Duration: ​2 hours
Location: ​Wollongong Botanic Garden
Price: ​$12.50 per student
Contact ​4227 7667; botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au
 

Curriculum Links
 
Stage One
ST1-9ES: Identifies ways that people use science in their daily lives to care for the environment and the Earth’s resources
ST1-2VA: demonstrates a willingness to engage responsibly with local, national and global issues relevant to their lives, and to shaping sustainable futures
 
Stage Two
ST2-11LW: describes ways that science knowledge helps people understand the effect of their actions on the environment and on the survival of living things
ST2-2VA: demonstrates a willingness to engage responsibly with local, national and global issues relevant to their lives, and to shaping sustainable futures
 
Stage Three
ST3-10LW: describes how structural features and other adaptations of living things help them to survive in their environment
ST3-2VA: demonstrates a willingness to engage responsibly with local, national and global issues relevant to their lives, and to shaping sustainable futures
 
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