Earth and Environmental Science

Earth and Environmental Science

10 September 2015

This subject allows you to explore the earth, water and sky. You will visit our fossil laboratory and investigate the wonderful world of gems and minerals. You will have an opportunity to peer through a telescope and review the night sky. You will also explore and investigate fresh flowing rivers from the hills and seawater.

Course components include:

  • Participating in safe, ethical and practical laboratory work, as well as field excursions
  • Understanding minerals and crystals and why they are important to us
  • Understanding fossils and see how we use them to understand our own place in the environment
  • Exploring the sky during a night-watch excursion

Style of learning:

  • Learning outcomes tailored to individual student needs
  • Interactive ICT technologies fully utilised in teaching and learning