Pyrmont Walk – Changing PlacesThe Junior Pyrmont Walk delivers a case study highlighting the changing nature of the community of Pyrmont, factors that have given rise to these changes and the community's response to some of these changes.
Specifically focussing on economic, social and environmental sustainability of the Pyrmont area, students are encouraged to consider the likely implications of future development for the local community throughout the walk.
NSW Curriculum links
Geography Stage 5 - Changing Australian Communities 5A2 & Issues in Australian Environments 5A3
Australian Curriculum links
Geography Year 10 - Environmental & Change Management ACHGK070, ACHGK073, ACHGK074, ACHGK075; Geographies of Human Wellbeing; ACHGK076, ACHGK080, ACHGK081; Geographical Inquiry and Skills ACHGS080
Museum educators take students on a guided walk through the streets of Pyrmont beginning and ending at the Australian National Maritime Museum.
With the use of photographs of Pyrmont's past, students will see the evolving changes that are still occurring in the area. They'll visit various locations and are given the opportunity to ask questions, take photographs and complete a specially designed resource pack for use before, during and after their visit.
Price: $15 per student.
Teachers and supervising adults visit FREE of charge within the ratios specified in Plan Your School Visit. Additional adults will be charged the student rate.
• Duration: 1.5 hours
• Breaks: you're welcome to take recess or lunch at the museum before or after the program, but mid-program breaks must be arranged at time of booking.
• Entry to exhibitions and vessels: all bookings include FREE entry to museum exhibitions and HMAS Vampire, time permitting and when in dock. All other vessels require pre-booking. A supervisor/student ratio of 1:15 applies on HMAS Vampire.
• Location: all programs begin and end at the Australian National Maritime Museum, 2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney.