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Gibberagong Environmental Education Centre

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Frog Features

Geograhy, Science and Technology



Frogs are among the most diverse animal groups.

Students will learn all about frogs during this interactive and highly enjoyable day of learning at your school. From meeting live frogs to learning about frogs through game play, your students will become frog experts by the days end.

Special Note

This program depends on the availability of staff from the Frog and Tadpole Society (FATS). Please provide a selection of dates when booking.

Inquiry questions

What are the features of frogs and how do these features help them to survive in their environment?

Why do different frogs have different features?

How can frogs and their habitat be protected?

Learning activities

Session 1 Photography

Discover the beauty of the natural world through the lens of a camera or iPad (supplied by Gibberagong). Photos are an effective tool to use to teach people about animals and nature. Learn techniques that will help you with your personal photography.

Session 2 Frog Games

Learn about ecological concepts relating to frogs through a range of fun and active games.

Session 3 Frog Workshop

Meet a variety of different frogs and explore various adaptations of frogs, compare frogs to toads and learn all about tadpoles. Facilitated by a leading frog expert from the Frog and Tadpole Study group (FATS), you will become an expert on our local frogs by the end of this session.

Sample Timetable

NOTE: Gibberagong staff can work within established school times on the day. Please contact the Centre to disucss.

Time Class A Class B Class C
9.30am - 11.00am Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
11.30am - 1.00pm Session 3 Session 1 Session 2
1.30pm - 3.00pm Session 2 Session 3 Session 1

Teacher Information

Download the program flyer


Your school


2023 DoE $15 per student - GST free

2023 Non-gov school cost $25 per student - GST free, minimum charge $575 per class. 

Risk Assessments

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Please provide one learning space/classroom for all participating classes for the duration of the day. 

Please ensure the space has a smart board

What to bring

Backpack, medication, low-waste food, water bottle, sunblock, raincoat, hat, sturdy shoes, mask.

Students wear reusable name tag and sports uniform.

Adverse weather

On days where the weather is unsuitable (see risk assessment), a Gibberagong staff member will contact the organising teacher to discuss alternative arrangments.

Medical notifications

Notify Gibberagong EEC by completing and returning the medical form before the incursion. This form will be sent out upon confirmation of booking.

Syllabus outcomes and content

Science and technology K-6 Syllabus 


A student:

> examines how the environment affects the growth, survival and adaptation of living things ST3-4LW-S


Growth and survival of living things


  • describe how changing physical conditions in the environment affect the growth and survival of living things,

Adaptations of living things


  • describe adaptations as existing structures or behaviours that enable living things to survive in their environment
  • describe the structural and/or behavioural features of some native Australian animals and plants and why they are considered to be adaptations, for example:

       - frogs


Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2017