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Lower Secondary

Highschool program compilation
Providing opportunities to experiment while discovering biodiversity; time to explore, cooperate and work with others in groups; real life opportunities to develop sustainable practices.
Year 7Year 8Year 9Year 10

Water Fresh or Salty – Waste not want not – Year 7

Day Visit program

Schools can elect to follow one of three local water courses from source to mouth investigating water quality and human impacts along the way, or we can bring the water to you. The key practical components from Curriculum into the Classroom – Science Unit 1 Water Waste not want not, lessons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Unit 2 lessons 1, 2 ,3, 9 & 10 are undertaken at the centre supporting the C2C unit’s assessment items.

Food webs in the Marine Environment – Year 7

Day Visit program

Food chains and complex food webs are constructed from first hand observation of plants and animals which are identified using keys. How we as humans impact on this ecosystem is also identified. The key hands on and practical components from Curriculum into the Classroom – Science Unit 7 Organising organisms, lessons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 & 11 are undertaken at the centre for supporting a marine based response to the C2C unit’s assessment item.

Local Landforms – Year 8

Day Visit program

Students focus on estuaries, deposition banks and floodplains which are all key features of the wetland environment. Nudgee Beach EEC can focus on local issues and have students observe first hand the key practical components from the Curriculum into the Classroom – Geography Unit 1 Landforms and landscapes,  lessons 1, 5, 6 & 7 providing a local Moreton Bay response to the assessment piece for the unit.

Marine Ecosystems – Year 9

Day Visit program

Students focus on communities of interdependent marine organisms and abiotic components of the marine environment. The key practical components from Curriculum into the Classroom – Science Unit 6 Responding to Change, Lessons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 8 are undertaken while at the centre supporting a marine based response to the C2C unit’s assessment items.

For Year 10 programs please select from the list of options in Senior Schooling.

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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‘Deadly Science’

‘Deadly Science’ is an innovative and flexible vocational educational training program delivered at the Nudgee Beach Environmental Education Centre to senior Indigenous students The Deadly Science program involves course delivery of Certificate II in Conservation Land Management (4 QCE points) over every Thursday of Semester 1. As part of the course students observe and record local flora

Beach Wheel chairs

These chairs are able to accommodate students from prep to year twelve using a seat insert for younger students. Due to their design students sitting in the chair can still reach the sand and engage with the program and their fellow classmates in a very meaningful way.

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.

Did you know?

Great Knots almost double their body weight when they migrate to Australia....
Ruddy Turnstones’ facial markings are always different....
The Red-necked Stint, only weighs as much as two 50c coins....
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....