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Early Childhood

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PrepYear 1Year 2

Our Marine Living World – Prep

Day Visit program | Half Day Pre-visit Extension

Students observe the features of living things in the marine environment, making predictions on the consequences of simple environmental changes on living things. The key practical components from Curriculum into the Classroom – Science Unit 1, Our Living World, lessons 2 & 3 in optional school pre-visit and lessons 5, 7, 8 & 9 are undertaken at the centre supporting the completion of the associated C2C unit’s assessment items.

Move It, Move it with Wings, Legs and Fins – Prep

Day Visit program

Students identify that living things have basic needs, including food and water, and have a variety of external features. They have the opportunity to observe organisms from a marine environment, where the animals least resemble land mammals. They describe how living things grow, change and have offspring similar to the adult. Students explore how the needs of living things are met in their environment. The key practical components from Curriculum into the Classroom – Science Unit 4, Move it, move it, lessons 1, 2, 3, 6 & 9 are undertaken at the centre supporting the completion of the C2C unit’s assessment items 1 & 9.

A Marine Living Adventure – Year 1

Day Visit program

Students make links between external features of living things and the environment in which they are found. They explore a range of habitats and consider the differences between healthy and unhealthy environments. The key practical components from Curriculum into the Classroom- Science Unit 1, A Living Adventure, lessons 1, 3, 4, 5 & 6 are undertaken at the centre supporting a marine based response to the C2C unit’s assessment item.

Nudgee Beach, a Place We Use – Year 1

Post Visit to school

In conjunction with the Centre’s Science program, students will reflect on the concepts of natural and ‘managed’ features of the Nudgee Beach area and caring for this place. How can spaces within a place be rearranged to suit different purposes? Students will recall the different features identifying natural, managed and constructed features of our special place. This program draws on the concepts from Curriculum into the Classroom – Geography Unit 1 How do people use places? lessons 1, 2, 3, 4 providing a basis for assessment in lessons 5 & 6.

Growing Changes by the Sea – Year 2

Day Visit program

Like frogs, the life cycle of a crab includes stages where the young doesn’t resemble the parent. Students learn about the life cycles of the unique animals and plants of the marine world and how their needs are met. The key practical components from Curriculum into the Classroom – Science Unit 3, Good to Grow, lessons 1, 3, 4, 5, 8 & 10 are undertaken while at the centre for supporting a marine based response to the C2C unit’s assessment item.

Save Planet Earth and its Seas – Year 2

Half Day incursion for either Part 1 or Part 2

Part 1: Students focus on water conservation by measuring water usage and finding ways of conserving water in the school and in their home. Part 2: Students study soil types and identify habitat trees, native trees and weeds in the school grounds. The key practical components from Curriculum into the Classroom – Science Unit 4, Save Planet Earth, lessons 1, 2, 3, 9 (Pt 1) 4, 5, 8, 9 & 10 (Pt 2) are undertaken at the centre, supporting a water (Part 1) or soil (Part 2) based response to the C2C unit’s assessment item.

Centre Information

Nudgee Beach
Environmental Education Centre


1588 Nudgee Road Nudgee Beach ,QLD 4014

Phone: (07) 3267 7811
Fax: (07) 3267 8144
Email: info@nudgeebheec.eq.edu.au

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Invite NBEEC to your next staff meeting

Does your principal want your teachers to take students on meaningful excursions? Invite NBEEC to your next staff meeting for a 10 min overview on the programs we could deliver.

8 QCE points through a Vocational Education course for senior Indigenous students

Certificate II Conservation and Land Management (CaLM) and Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways delivered every Thursday for the year. (meeting literacy and numeracy requirements) The course provides real world application for their future, focusing on conservation practice, cultural perspectives, plant and animal identification and work place readiness. Facilitated by a camp,

Come to the next NBEEC P&C Meeting

Centre staff, school personnel, residents and a dedicated wetlands enthusiast as far as Houston America share a desire to be part of our community as a member of our P&C. Nudgee Beach Environmental Education Centre P&C is like no other. The Centres P&C meets 3 times a semester.

Did you know?

The Red-necked Stint, only weighs as much as two 50c coins....
Great Knots almost double their body weight when they migrate to Australia....
Ruddy Turnstones’ facial markings are always different....
Great white sharks can travel at 30km per hour though the water....
Cleaner Wrasse are small fish which nibble bugs off larger fish....
The Great Barrier Reef is over 2000 km long – the largest thing ever built by living creatures....
A group of jellyfish is called a smack....
A group of fish swimming together is called a school....
Natural sponges were once living animals....
Salt water crocodiles can grow to up to 7 metres long and weigh one tonne....
Anemones are living plants in the sea....
Starfish can have as many as 40 arms called rays....
Male emperor penguins carry the eggs around on their feet until they hatch....
Moreton Bay has 6 of the world’s 7 species of turtles....
Turtles only come ashore to lay their eggs....
Humpback whales call repeat their songs for up to 20 hours....
An albatross has a wingspan of approximately 3 metres....
The largest penguin is the emperor penguin at 1.3m tall....
Moreton Bay has 6 species of mangroves....
You can see the Great Barrier Reef from space....
Banded sea snakes and yellow-bellied sea snakes have stronger poison than land snakes....
Penguins are birds that can’t fly....
Albatross sleep as they fly or glide....
Sydney has 3 species of mangroves....
Barnacles are crustaceans (related to crabs). They attach to ships, pontoons and other animals in the sea....
Coral consists of tiny individual animals called polyps who live together....
The smallest penguin is the fairy penguin. It is only 40cm tall....
Baby sharks are called pups....
Leatherback turtles can dive up to 1200 metres....
Limpets move on rocks during high tide....
Only 3% of the world’s water is freshwater....
Volcanoes under the sea are called Seamounts....