Sydney Science Trail Virtual Expedition Embarks
There are stacks of online activities families can get involved in, some highlights include:
360 Koala Precinct?presented by?Taronga Zoo Sydney?is a stand out from the program.
Get up close and personal with Australia?s most unique (and sleepiest) marsupial, the Koala! Kids and parents can click through and learn all about our country?s favourite Bear from Taronga Zoo?s keepers, but more importantly, how to help save them from extinction.
Let?s BEE Scientists,?or?The Pollinator Portal,?presented by?Royal Botanic Garden Sydney?is an interactive musical adventure into the fascinating world of Australian native bees. Through each verse of ?ABeeC it takes a Bee,? online challenges and downloadable DIY activities, children can learn how to make a bee hotel and spot pollinators to help save the bees in their own garden.
Bush Blitz?is a?Citizen Science Project?for families to discover our native species. Join the Bush Blitz team on a virtual expedition to discover the plants and native animals living nearby, as well as contribute to Bush Blitz?s knowledge of Australian biodiversity.
Bush Food Experience?presented by?Royal Botanic Garden Sydney?includes a video that follows Drew Roberts, a respected Aboriginal Storyteller, on a walk through the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. He will share his knowledge about the plants in this saltwater country and how they have been used by the First Nation for thousands of years.
Save The World With Your Family?presented by the?Department of Planning, Industries, and Environment?will show families how to help the plant ? from their couch! With a few simple steps tied in with the Saving Our Species program, participants can learn how to help save the mountain pigmy possums, Manning river turtles, and many other threatened species in a fun, interactive way.
Would you be interested in including the above program highlights for Sydney Science Trail in Busy City Kids?