Recreation

Habitats and hidey-holes

Bundoora Park Farm runs hands-on education programs across areas including science, geography, history and design and technology.

Habitats and Hidey-Holes

Through exploration and guided activities, students examine various habitats of both wild and domestic animals.

Students will learn the importance of diverse habitats, how they support life and how human activity can affect them.

Activities

  • Education session – exploration of various natural habitats including waterways, woodlands and undergrowth
  • Guided farm tour
  • Hands-on garden learning
  • Wildlife ride to see emus and kangaroos
Links to the Victorian Curriculum
Geography
  • Identify and describe the features of places at a local scale and how they change, recognising that people describe the features of places differently (VCGGC057).
  • Natural, managed and constructed features of places, their location and how they change (VCGGK068).
  • Reasons why some places are special and some places are important to people and how they can be looked after (VCGGK069).
Science
 
  • Living things have a variety of external features and live in different places where their basic needs, including food, water and shelter, are met (VCSSU042).
  • Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves (VCSSU043).
  • Earth’s resources are used in a variety of ways (VCSSU047).
  • Participate in guided investigations, including making observations using the senses, to explore and answer questions (VCSIS051).

 

Program cost

$16.50 per child (prices current for 2021/2022 Financial Year)

 

Bookings

Bookings are essential and should be made well in advance to secure your desired dates. For bookings or further information please contact our Education Team Leader.

T: (03) 8470 8164
E: BundooraPark.EducationTeamLeader@darebin.vic.gov.au