2022 bookings are now open! Don't miss out on your preferred date by booking early. If you are planning to book a Long Reef rock platform or Botany Bay wetland excursion, dates are limited to suitable low tides.
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AUSECO has virtual excursions available for high school Science and Geography.
Check out our 'Virtual Excursions' page for a list of excursions currently on offer, what's included, booking information, and access to previews.
To book a Virtual Excursion, download a booking form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
AUSECO is a privately owned field study company, set up as a resource for K-12 teachers. Our field studies are designed to meet the field work requirements related to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Syllabus for Geography, Science, Biology and Earth & Environmental Science.
Our expert guides come from a diverse range of backgrounds, including science, geography and environmental education.
You and your class make your own way to the excursion location to meet your AUSECO guide. Students follow worksheets in small groups to investigate the environment using a variety of equipment and techniques.
We can run excursions for up to 200 students in one day, depending on the year group and location.
Click here for our 2021 Science Field Studies brochure.
Click here for our 2021 Geography Field Studies brochure.
A teachers information pack is sent out prior to the excursion with a copy of the worksheets for the day and comprehensive details about what to expect, bring and how to get to the location.
Not sure what's included in our worksheets? Request a sample copy from our friendly office staff before you book! Click here to complete a booking form and list any sample worksheets you require in the comments section.
After the excursion you will receive a pack containing a USB with answer sheets, assessment tasks, supplementary activities, photos taken of your students during the excursion, plus we also select and print a few of these photos for you to display in the classroom.
We have a new site available at Cattai National Park! This is an ideal site for schools located in the north-west metropolitan area of Sydney and The Blue Mountains. The site includes freshwater creeks, open forest and rainforest. Get in touch with our office if you would like more information about the programs on offer here.
New Geography programs now avilable! Water in the World at Manly Dam and Environmental Change & Management at Mt Keira rainforest.
Our Stage 6 Biology and Earth and Environmental Science field studies are proving popular with students and teachers. Samples are available for Biology 'Ecosystems Dynamics', 'Biological Diversity and Organisation of Living Things', and Earth and Environmental Science 'Earth Resources and Human Impact', 'Earth & Environmental Science Modules 5 to 8'.
Programs are designed to meet the field work and practical investigation requirements of the new syllabus, and can be used as stimulus or as practical investigation for the new Depth Study component. Each program will contribute to 5 of the 15 required hours for a Depth Study.
Contact us for a sample program!
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