GeckoEd offers carefully designed learning activities and programs blending ecological concepts linked to the National and Queensland Curricula. You can choose from our existing programs or contact us for a tailored program or activity written to your requirements.
All our programs are designed and written by qualified teachers and delivered by experienced environmental educators, qualified teachers and industry experts.
Yr 4 Biological Sciences – Living things in ecosystems
Yr 4 HASS – Using places sustainably
Yr 5 Biological Sciences – Ecosystems
Yr 5 HASS – People and Environment
Yr 7 Geography and Science – Wetlands
Yr 9 Geography and Science – Biomes and Food Security with scientific measuring
Yr 11 Geology – Water quality
Yr 11 Geology – Land cover transformation
Yr 11 Geography and Science – Human Impacts on Ecosystems
Yr 11 Geography and Science – Identification and measurement of microclimates of mangroves and dunes
Yr 12 Geology – Water quality
We prefer to conduct programs and excursions in the natural environment rather than the classroom to encourage connection with nature. However, our teachers can deliver one of our programs at your school or community group’s premises.
Schools are encouraged to contact us for help in organising excursions to the estuary, mangroves, beach and catchments of Currumbin, which include the sub-tropical forest of Mt. Cougal, located in Currumbin Valley.
Visits to other Gold Coast ecosystems and habitats can be arranged to suit your student’s needs and tasks.
Gecko Environment Council is a not-for-profit organisation, and GeckoEd operates only to provide a service and cover costs, not to make a profit or fund other activities or projects.
Our standard programs attract a set fee per student. These costs are listed with the excursion information above. For tailored programs and activities, additional costs may occur.
We look forward to working with you and your school to provide a unique learning experience for your students.