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Secondary School

WWF's secondary school programmes aim to enhance students’ comprehension of the many conservation issues facing Hong Kong and provide them with the opportunity to learn first-hand through practical experience. With a wide scope, covering wetlands, freshwater, marine, footprint and other conservation issues, our secondary education programmes help students deepen their relationship with our environment.
 
Education Programme Oceanographer Marine Ranger Seafood Watch Coastal Ecologist
Outdoor Learning Centre Hoi Ha Marine Life Centre
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Target Level Secondary 1-6 Secondary 4-6
Number of Participants 20 - 40 per group, including 2-4 accompanying teachers
Date Weekdays, except public holidays
Duration 4 Hours
Education Programme Wetland Encounter Marine Discovery Wetland Reserve Officer Biodiversity Discovery Mangrove Ecology Wetland Ecologist Urban Planner @Deep Bay
Outdoor Learning Centre Mai Po Nature Reserve
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Target Level Secondary 1-3 Secondary 1-6 Secondary 4-6
Number of Participants 30-40 per group , including 2-4 accompanying teachers
Date Weekdays, except public holidays
Duration 4 Hours
Education Programme Undiscovered Truth Sustainable City @ Tai Po
Outdoor Learning Centre Island House Conservation Studies Centre
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Target Level Secondary 1-6 Secondary 4-6
Number of Participants 30-40 students , 2-4 accompanying teachers
Date Weekdays, except public holidays
Duration 3.5 Hours

WETLAND ENCOUNTER (FOR S.1–S.3)

Activity highlights:
Discover more about the fascinating wetlands and appreciate the natural environment through photography.

Activity format:
  • Wildlife survey
  • Nature photography
  • Photo sharing

Related to Science curriculum

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Wetland Encounter
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WETLAND RESERVE OFFICER (FOR S.1–S.6)

Activity highlights: 
EExperience field work in the Reserve and understand the importance of wetland management.

Activity format:
  • Field study
  • Outdoor field work experience

Related to Science, Liberal Studies, Biology curriculum

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Wetland Reserve Officer
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BIODIVERSITY DISCOVERY (FOR S.1–S.6)

LActivity highlights: 
Students assist diverse ecological surveys, as citizen scientists, in the Reserve to help monitor the unique biodiversity in Mai Po.

Conduct one of the surveys below:
  • Water quality and dragonfly survey
  • Insect survey
  • Large mammal and bat survey

Related to Science, Liberal Studies, Biology curriculum

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Biodiversity Discovery
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MANGROVE ECOLOGY (FOR S.4–S.6)

Activity highlights:
Explore the largest mangrove community in Hong Kong along the floating boardwalk, and to understand mangroves’ adaptive features and threats they are facing.

Activity format:
  • In-depth study and identification of mangrove species
  • Group discussion and presentation

Related to Biology, Liberal Studies curriculum

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WETLAND ECOLOGIST (FOR S.4–S.6)

Activity highlights:
Understand the concept and importance of “biodiversity” by experiencing the daily work of an Ecologist.

Activity format:
  • Wildlife survey
  • Measure physical parameters with scientific equipment
  • Plankton observation

Related to Science, Liberal Studies, Biology curriculum

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Urban Planner @ Deep Bay

Activity highlights:
Learn about land use planning in Hong Kong and discuss a real case on urban development nearby by acting as different stakeholders in groups.

Activity activities:
  • Field study
  • Case analysis,
  • Group discussion and presentation

Related to Science, Liberal Studies, Biology, Geography curriculum

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OCEANOGRAPHER (FOR S.1–S.6)

Activity highlights:
Experience the work of an oceanographer, to investigate the seawater properties and its relationship with organisms and further understand how human activities would affect marine biodiversity.

Activity format: 
  • Handling scientific equipment to measure parameters of seawater and atmosphere
  • Plankton observation
  • Coral observation on Glass-bottomed Boat

Related to Science, Liberal Studies, Biology, Geography curriculum

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OCEANOGRAPHER
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MARINE RANGER(FOR S.1–S.6)

Activity highlights: 
Take part in shoreline clean-up and reflect on the impacts of our daily habits on the environment.

Activity format:
• Beach exploration
• Marine litter surveys
• Coral observation on Glass-bottomed Boat

Related to Science, Liberal Studies, Biology, Geography curriculum

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MARINE RANGER
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SEAFOOD WATCH (FOR S.1–S.6)

Activity highlights:
Carry out field studies at Sai Kung markets and observe the marine environment in Hoi Ha Wan, to investigate how to manage and conserve Hong Kong’s fishery resources.

Activity format:
  • Seafood study at markets
  • Survey and interviews
  • Coral observation on Glass-bottomed Boat
Related to Liberal Studies, Geography curriculum :

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Seafood Watch
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COASTAL ECOLOGIST (FOR S.4–S.6)

Activity highlights: 
Investigate different habitats with scientific methods in the marine park and let students understand the importance of establishing marine protected area (MPA).

Activity format:
  • Field study at rocky shore and sandy shore
  • Learning intertidal habitats by setting up quadrats
  • Observation on the features of coastal organisms
  • Coral observation on Glass-bottomed Boat

Related to Science, Liberal Studies, Biology, Geography curriculum
*Click here to check suitable dates for arranging field study along coastal area

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UNDISCOVERED TRUTH (FOR S.1–S.6)

Activity highlights:
Understand the real situation and responsibility of marine litter issue by conducting marine litter survey and role play discussion.
 
Activity format:
  • Coastal habitat observation
  • Marine litter survey
Related to Science, Liberal Studies, Biology, Geography curriculum
*Click here to check suitable dates for arranging field study along coastal area

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Undiscovered Truth
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SUSTAINABLE CITY @ TAI PO (FOR S.4–S.6)

Activity highlights:
Field studies at various locations in Tai Po and discuss the factors that make Tai Po a sustainable city.

Activity format:
  • Introduction of Tai Po development
  • Field study at old and new area of Tai Po
  • Group discussion

Related to Science, Liberal Studies, Biology, Geography curriculum
*Click here to check suitable dates for arranging field study along coastal area

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SUSTAINABLE CITY @ TAI PO
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