Sustainability Learning Guide

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 council@northsydney.nsw.gov.au