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Activity Teacher Notes 2.13

2.13 Bush smart - an online

Levels: P, S
Focus curriculum areas: Health and well-being
Supporting curriculum area: Society and history
Key concepts: Health, safety, informed choices

time lapse photography of a wild river

Understanding goals

Students will revise what they have learned.


Try our interactive quiz below (or use the PDF - 83KB) to see how safely and softly you bushwalk. You may wish to revise your knowledge with our Background Note 2b Planning for a safe trip in the outdoors.

Click here to open the interactive quiz.