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Navigating nature

This Kings Park orienteering course provides a great introduction to navigation skills, plant uses and adaptations. In small teams, students use map reading, spatial awareness and problem solving skills to navigate a series of control points, discover interesting plants and develop compass skills.

Special Offer: Years 3-10 excursion bundle

Choose any Kings Park Education program and add Orienteering I or Orienteering II at half price to create a full-day excursion.

'We really enjoyed our day ... seeing the students overcome the challenges - will be back.' - High School Special Education Teacher

Outcomes

By the end of this program students will:

  • Work in small teams to complete an orienteering course.
  • Employ problem solving skills to complete nature based activities at control points
  • Use map reading, navigational skills and time management to follow and complete the course successfully
  • Refine compass skills to locate features on maps
  • Complete control card with required answers, drawings and punch marks to be turned in at the completion of the course.

To get the full benefit of this program, please bring a number of mobile devices of your choice (tablets or smartphones) with the 'Compass' app downloaded in advance.

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

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Tags: Year level: 7,8,9,10
WA Curriculum links: Health and Physical Education,Humanities and Social Sciences,Sustainability
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 60 minutes

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