Coal Loader Sustainability Learning Guide
Each topic below details two activities students can complete on-site, and one they can take back to school or home as a follow-up. The activities can be delivered by a class teacher, a student sustainability committee, or by other educators.
Sustainability Learning Guide (complete) (22MB)
Chapter 1 History (2MB)
Chapter 2 Aboriginal Heritage (1MB)
Chapter 3 Sustainable Retrofit (942KB)
Chapter 4 Alternative Energy (990KB)
Chapter 5 Water (1MB)
Chapter 6 Waste (1MB)
Chapter 7 Sustainable Food (1011KB)
Chapter 8 Biodiversity (895KB)
Appendix 1 curriculum matrix (283KB)
Appendix 2 wall posters (10MB)
This guide provides the background information needed to be able to confidently run an excursion the Coal Loader. It relates to the NSW Syllabus and the National Sustainability Framework.
Coal Loader Videos
These short (2-3 mins) videos will help inform your visit, and perhaps best be watched beforehand.
Introduction to whole guide
Chapter 1 - History of the Coal Loader
Chapter 2 - Aboriginal Heritage
Chapter 3 - Sustainable Retrofit
Chapter 4 - Alternative Energy
Chapter 5 - Water Conservation, Recycling and Reuse
Chapter 6 - Waste Minimisation
Chapter 7 - Sustainable Food
Chapter 8 - Balls Head Biodiversity
Coal Loader School Excursion
Talk to us about a school excursion to the Coal Loader now!
Schools in North Sydney: Register here, or email your interest
Schools not in North Sydney: email the Coal Loader Coordinator CoalLoader@northsydney.nsw.gov.au