Resource Library

Ready-to-go classroom activities, worksheets, videos, and other resources

Note: External links provided on this site are for your information and convenience only, and do not indicate an endorsement by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. It is recommended you check for relevance, accuracy and appropriateness before using in your classroom or school.

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Water Education

ConnectEd Kids 'Water Whiz' E-learning platform!

Find fun activities and resources to help you learn about why our water is precious and how you can play your part in making every drop count, so that together, we can make sure we have enough clean water now and into our future!

Environmental Education

An interactive resource kit, available for free hire, to help your students learn about the vital role flying foxes play in the survival of our eucalypt and rainforest ecosystems. Created with Primary students in mind, it can be hired for any age group.

Video & Virtual Tour Links

Kooloonbung Creek Flying Fox Camp - 360 Interactive Video
Best suited for: All ages

A 360 interactive video experience of the Flying Fox camp at Kooloonbung Creek Flying Fox Camp. Try viewing it with a VR headset for an immersive birds eye view of the flying foxes at rest.

Kooloonbung Creek Flying Fox Camp Virtual Discovery Tour

Best suited for: Middle Primary +

An interactive learning experience to help students learn about flying foxes, why they’re so important for our ecosystem, and how we can protect their natural environment.

Stormwater Management & Maintenance Talk
Best suited for: Senior High School

Senior stormwater engineer, Mark Edenborough, discusses how we manage and maintain our stormwater facilities, technological developments, best practice systems.

Other Environment Education Resources

Koala Smart - Koala Conservation education program
Best suited for: Primary and Secondary School

A free project based learning program designed to inspire, motivate and educate primary and secondary school children to actively participate and create change to reverse the decline in koala populations using design thinking and advocacy. 

FrogID - Citizen Science
Best suited for: Primary and Secondary School

An initiative of the Australian Museum, FrogID is a national citizen science project that is helping us learn more about what is happening to Australia’s frogs. the website provides a wide range of free, curriculum-mapped teaching resources, and hosts a leaderboard for schools participating in this Citizen Science project.

FeralScan app - Pest Mapping Citizen Science

Best suited for: Upper Primary and Secondary School

Powered by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions, the Feral Scan app allows users to record pest animal activity in your local area to protect farms, biodiversity and communities. N.B: this project can be confronting for students. Please consider whether it is suitable for your class.

NSW WeedWise App - Weed Biosecurity

Best suited for: Upper Primary and Secondary School

Weed biosecurity is important to protect our environment. This app is a wonderful interactive learning resource to help students identify a weed by its physical description and image gallery, and find out about its impacts, where it occurs, how it spreads and its preferred habitat. A video on how to use the app can be found on the Reporting Weeds page of the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council website.

CoastSnap App - Coastal Management Citizen Science

Best suited for: All age groups

CoastSnap is a low-cost method for mapping shoreline change using smartphone images collected by the community and uploaded to social media platforms. This app can be incorporated into a specific school excursion to our coastline or used during school sport beach walk electives. The app is also referenced in one of the adventures of our Little Legends Passport activity booklet for early Primary students. A downloadable copy of this is available on ConnectEd Kids.

Road Safety & Transport Education

Safety Town
Best suited for: Primary School

Safety Town is a road safety education resource for teachers, students and families. It provides a variety of interactive learning activities for students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Teachers are provided with comprehensive teaching notes to support the use of the interactive activities, and support learning as part of PDHPE, English and Mathematics.

The program is funded by the Centre for Road Safety, Transport for NSW. It is a partnership with the Association of Independent Schools, Catholic Education Commission, Department of Education, and Kids and Traffic Early Childhood Road Safety Education Program.

Little Blue Dinasour
Best suited for: Primary School

The Little Blue Dinosaur is developing activities and programs for schools to educate their students about pedestrian roadway safety at home and on holidays.
These resources target children’s limited cognitive abilities in an appealing and interactive manner.

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