Stage 1 Programs


The Living World – Features of Places | Penrith Lakes Safari | Stage 1 | Science & Geography

Outcomes: *ST1-4LW-S *ST1-1WS-S *GE1-1

Students conduct an investigation of a Penrith Lakes Parkland and create links between them and their environment.

Activities include : Introduction and tour of Penrith Lakes, tree and bug search, catching aquatic bugs, and live animal presentation.

Key syllabus inquiry questions are:

Geography  – Features of places

  • What are the features of, and activities in, places?
  • How can spaces within a place be used for different purposes?

Science – Living World

  • What are the external features of living things?
  • How can we improve a local environment to encourage living things to thrive?
  • How do living things change as they grow?