Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre

Leading environmental education to empower learners for a sustainable future.

Telephone02 9247 7321

Emailobservhill-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Online Learning

Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre offers a range of online learning resources to support students.

Primary School Webinars are available on selected dates for a class fee of $60. These are led by experienced geography / history teachers and most come with support websites (containing pre or post webinar units of work and/or extension activities), recordings and student worksheets (where appropriate). 

High School Introductory Fieldwork Recordings (and presentations), of each fieldwork program, are found in the Student Support Websites in the corresponding fieldwork page. See below. 

Stage 6 Geography 'learning from home' fieldwork case studies, and EZEC 'learning from home' websites are also available below. 

If you would like to contact us regarding running a program for your school, please:

Primary School Live Webinar lessons 

Available on demand on 9247 7321 or book through DART Connections.

For further content information, click on the webinar tile or visit DART Connections

2022 Online Lessons 

Special Places, Community and Remembrance and The Australian Colonies will be scheduled at the following times and dates. Check this website and DART Connections for further details. 

  • The Australian Colonies: 9.30 - 10.30
  • Community and Remembrance: 12.00 - 1.00 
  • Special Places: 2.00 - 3.00

TERM 1

  • Wednesday 16th March
  • Wednesday 6th April

TERM 2

  • Wednesday 11th May
  • Wednesday 29th June

TERM 3

  • Wednesday 27th July
  • Wednesday 21st September

TERM 4

  • Wednesday 26th October
  • Wednesday 30th November

ES1 & S1 Webinars

Special Places

Coming Soon

S2 Webinars

Biodiversity and Pollinators

Community and Remembrance

S3 Webinars

The Australian Colonies

Humans Shape Places - Town Planning

High School Presentations

Secondary introductory fieldwork presentations and recordings

All high school geography and history fieldwork have an accompanying (approx) one hour presentation that introduces the fieldwork site and syllabus content. Recordings (and powerpoints) of these presentations are found on each program's student support website. See links below. 
 
Alternatively, we can deliver the presentation directly to your class as a virtual lesson at $30 per class (DoE schools) and $50 (Non DoE). Ring the Centre for availability. 

Place and liveability

Environmental Change and Management

Changing Places

The Rocks site study

Stage 6 Geography On Demand Virtual Fieldtrips

Available on demand on 92477321.
For further content information, visit the secondary programs page.

Urban dynamics - Pyrmont

Urban dynamics - Green Square

Urban dynamics - Barangaroo

Tourism - an economic activity

Stage 6 Geography Home learning Virtual Fieldtrips

Urban dynamics - Pyrmont

Urban dynamics - Waitara

Economic Activity - Sydney Harbour YHA

Economic Activity - Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Kelp Forests of South Eastern Australia

Rainforests of NSW

EZEC online learning resources

Primary School Resources

High School Resources