Geography Stories

A year level guide to educational travel

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Over the past 30 years, we’ve fine-tuned our Australian educational travel programs to ensure they exceed your expectations. All of our tours are curriculum-linked and specifically tailored to suit the learning outcomes, year level and any other needs of each group. Our most popular tours and activities for each year level are: Years 5, 6…

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Geography school tours across Australia and the Globe

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WorldStrides’ geography tours are a chance for students to examine the world’s people and natural environments at close range. Groups venture into the field to explore, analyse and understand a destination’s unique characteristics. Understand what makes volcanoes so powerful, what causes changes in topography of landscapes and learn the processes behind explosive geysers, boiling mud…

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Geography school trips in New Zealand

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Evoking images of rugged mountain ranges and ancient glaciers, New Zealand is the ultimate real-world classroom for geography students. The country itself is a remote collection of mountainous islands in the southeast Pacific Ocean. It’s still geographically young and going through the geological processes of mountain-building that began 15 million years ago. Sitting upon two…

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Interactive learning in our own backyard

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Our Australian tours feature experiential learning activities to maximise academic outcomes and provide personal development opportunities. Whether it’s an Aboriginal cultural program or a simulated archaeological dig, these interactive experiences encourage self-guided exploration, experimentation with materials and creative expression. Central Australia Activity Learning Area Umoona Opal Mine & Museum underground camping experience Discover Coober Pedy’s…

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Exploring ecosystems in Cairns

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Cairns offers students the unique opportunity to learn by exploring some of the world’s most impressive ecosystems. With vibrant reefs and dense rainforests, it’s a place of striking natural beauty. A school tour to Cairns is a sure way to spark an interest in biological and environmental science. Students will be immersed in different natural…

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Australian tours linked to your curriculum

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Australian tours introduce students to a bigger world in their own backyard. Every Australian city has something new and incredible to offer. Our domestic tours are full of meaningful learning experiences that reinforce classroom learning. Here are our favorite destinations that link to the Australian Curriculum, and provide fun and exciting adventures for your students:…

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A curriculum guide to the USA

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When it comes to educational travel, students are spoiled for choice in the USA! Its vast array of attactions and educational programs that can be tailored to areas of the Australian Curriculum including Humanities and Social Sciences, STEM, Health and Physical Education and The Arts make it an ideal destination for your next educational tour….

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Top 10 reasons to participate in a service learning program

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Service learning programs are based on volunteer travel experiences that define who we are and how we relate to our planet. Service learning – also known as community engagement – combines both learning goals and community service in ways that can enhance both student growth and the common good. Here are our top 10 reasons to…

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Breaking down educational barriers with cross-curriculum tours

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Studies on cross-curriculum learning have shown it can lead to increased motivation, improvement of the learning process, encourage critical thinking, interaction and reflection and promotes teamwork between students. When combining curriculums, students make connections between subjects which in turn create richer learning opportunities as the material becomes more relevant and meaningful. Here are our favourite…

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New Zealand Adventures

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Where else will you find adventure sports, rich indigenous culture and history and spectacular natural wonders? Our experiential programs to New Zealand combine all of the above and are tailored to suit your specific curriculum focuses. Whether it’s learning about geography and Maori culture at Mt Cheeseman, discovering science and snowsports at Lake Tekapo or…

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