Going with the Flow (7-10)

Excursion Program Overview

During this field trip students will explore the importance of water to the environment and people, investigate how forests like Toolangi State Forest contribute to collecting, storing and filtering water,  and explore natural and human influences on water quality.


  • the importance of water to both the environment and people,
  • the role that forests have in collecting, storing and filtering water,
  • natural and human influences that have affected the quantity and quality of water supplies
  • water quality measurements at forest sites.

Workbooks will be provided so you can make a copy for each student to use on the day to guide their forest investigation.

What to bring: Bus must accompany program, clipboards & pens

Curriculum connections:

Science: Biological Sciences (7,9-10), Earth & Space Sciences (7)

Geography: Geographical Knowledge & Understanding (7-10)

Toolangi excursion bookings are closed for February, and from 16th July to 10th August in 2018 (resuming week 5 of Term 3).

Gould League does not operate in Toolangi on days with a Fire danger rating of Severe, Extreme and Code Red in the North Central Fire District. On very rare occasions, programs may be postponed due to extreme weather predictions involving wind/storms. In both cases, these programs will be rescheduled at the earliest convenience of both parties.

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Program Details

Cost (per group): $495 + GST

Max # of Groups (group max. 30): 2

Possible Start Times: 9.45am

Grade Level: Year 10, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9

Program Location: Toolangi State Forest

Program Duration: 4 hours

Program Type: Excursion

Program Theme: Forest, Freshwater

Toolangi Excursions Announcement: Winter closure from 16th July to 10th August 2018