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Gibberagong Environmental Education Centre

Gibberagong Environmental Education Centre

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Science - Ecosystem Investigation

Science: Living World



Students will undertake a variety of scientific investigations to develop an understanding of ecosystems. Further investigations will assist them to understand the health of the estuary at Bobbin Head and the techniques scientists use when monitoring the environment and the human impacts on it.

Special Notes

This program requires a low tide day in the warmer months to enable students to study the crabs. Please ask our staff when you are making the booking.


Inquiry questions

What plants and animals live in the ecosystems at Bobbin Head?

What features are adaptations for survival and reproduction in this environment?

How do humans impact on this ecosystem?

Excursion locations

This program is offered at the following location. Click on an image to find out more.

Program Resources

Mangrove Virtual Fieldwork

This virtual fieldwork program supports Stage 4 Science, with activities that provide students with an opportunity to engage in the Living World strand and use scientific inquiry to process and analyse data in the mangrove ecosystem. 

Please contact the Centre for more information.