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Curriculum 2023

Outdoor Education - Aquatic Journeys

 

Subject Name Outdoor Education- Aquatic Journeys
Year Level 11
Subject Length Semester
Subject Type Optional
Year 12 Pathway Year 12 Outdoor Education
Staff Contact Matthew Honner
matthew.honner351@schools.sa.edu.au

Content

Students create a connection with natural environments through participation in learning tasks in the environment and develop an understanding of ecosystems and the impact of human actions on ecosystems. They develop knowledge and understanding of environmental systems and their conservation.  

Students develop skills in planning and preparation for outdoor journeys, considering risk and conservation practices.  They develop teamwork and practical skills. Students evaluate and reflect on their learning progression and skill development, working in groups, and their relationship with and connection to nature.   

Assessment

About Natural Environments  40%

  • Environmental Study
  • Local Environmental Group Investigation
  • 1600 words combined 

Experiences in Natural Environment  60%

  • Surf Camp - Planning and Reflection - weather and risk management focus
  • Another aquatic activity TBD
  • 1600 words combined

Additional Information

There is a subject levy of $250 payable before the first camp/excursion.