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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, discovering interesting plants and completing activities along the way.

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.

'The students loved the competition and learning a new skill of orienteering – a great atmosphere.' - PEAC Year 6

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 and time management skills to follow and complete the chosen course successfully
  • Complete control card with required answers, drawings and punch marks to be turned in at the completion of the course.

Location: Kings Park Education Centre

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

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Orienteering I (Years 3-6) program Orienteering I (Years 3-6) program Orienteering I (Years 3-6) program

Tags: Year level: 3,4,5,6
WA Curriculum links: Health and Physical Education,Humanities and Social Sciences,Mathematics,Sustainability
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 60 minutes

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