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.
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 2 Aboriginal Heritage (1MB)
Chapter 3 Sustainable Retrofit (942KB)
Chapter 4 Alternative Energy (990KB)
Chapter 7 Sustainable Food (1011KB)
Chapter 8 Biodiversity (895KB)
Appendix 1 curriculum matrix (283KB)
Appendix 2 wall posters (10MB)
Coal Loader videos
These short (2-3 mins) videos are best watched beforehand and will help inform your visit.
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