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Do Your Own Guided Walks

 

We have designed a series of resources to support teachers who wish to conduct Learning Journeys at our parks and nature reserves. By bringing your students closer to nature, you can stimulate your students’ interest in local flora and fauna, while teaching them the importance of conserving our natural heritage.

Forests & Environment

History & Natural Heritage

Plants & Gardening

A Little Piece of Nature

Secondary Forest Habitat in Bukit Batok Nature Park

Revisiting History, Embracing Nature

National Orchid Garden Tour

A Walk in our Ancient Forest

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Mangrove Mania

Heritage Comes Alive

Roots, Shoots and Fruits!

Singapore Botanic Gardens Rainforest Trek

 Creatures Up Close and Personal Mangrove Guided Walk and Kitchen Garden Tour

Natural History of Singapore

 

A Walk on the Canopy

MacRitchie Guided Walk

Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Tour

 


Learning Journey

Introduction

Resources

Revisiting History, Embracing Nature


Find out why this area was once known as Forbidden Hill. Trace and explore the history of Singapore through the various sites within the park and discover more about the Heritage Trees on-site.

Age Group: Secondary 1–4
Duration: 2–2.5 hours
Venue: Fort Canning Park

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

DIY Trail Guide - Singapore's Ancient History Walking Trail

 

DIY Trail Guide - Singapore's Colonial History

 

DIY Trail Guide - Trees of the Fort

Heritage Comes Alive


Discover the rich heritage of Labrador Nature Reserve, from 14th century Temasek to 20th century Singapore. Learn about the rich diversity of ecosystems that can be found in the Reserve, from coastal cliff vegetation to tropical rainforests.

Age Group: Secondary 1–4
Duration: 2–2.5 hours
Venue: Labrador Nature Reserve

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

Natural History of Singapore


Study how Dairy Farm Nature Park has changed over the years, and find out how these changes have contributed to the history of Singapore.

 

Age Group:  Primary 4–6, Secondary 1–4
Duration: 1.5–2 hours
Venue: Dairy Farm

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Tour


The Singapore Botanic Gardens, which is more than 150 years old, was the birthplace of Southeast Asia's rubber and orchid industries. It is home to many trees, some of which are as old as the park itself. There are also a number of Heritage Trees in the Gardens, including the Tembusu tree featured on the back of Singapore’s $5 note (Portrait Series).

 

Age Group: Primary 1–6, Secondary 1–4
Duration: 1.5 hours
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

A Little Piece of Nature


Despite its small size and close proximity to human development, Lower Peirce Reservoir Park is still a treasure trove of nature with rich diversity of tree and other plant species. It is home to some of Singapore’s rarest indigenous wildlife such as the Malayan Colugo and the Lesser Mousedeer.

 

Age Group: Primary 1–6, Secondary 1–4
Duration: 1 hour
Venue: Lower Peirce Reservoir Park

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

A Walk in our Ancient Forest


Discover Singapore’s natural heritage and learn the importance of Bukit Timah Nature Reserve to Singapore’s green initiative. Singapore’s largest surviving primary rainforest, which has remained relatively undisturbed, is home to trees that are a few centuries old.

 

Age Group: Primary 4–6, Secondary 1–4
Duration: 1–1.5 hours
Venue: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

Singapore Botanic Gardens Rainforest Trek


Gain insights into the last remnant of the forest that used to cover the whole of Singapore.

Though small in size, the Singapore Botanic Gardens Rainforest is home to more than 300 species of endangered and rare plants. Find out more about the giant trees, and the other exotic plants in this unique rain forest ecosystem.

Age Group: Primary 1–6, Secondary 1–4
Duration: 1.5 hours
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

A Walk on the Canopy


Take in the amazing sights of Singapore's tropical rainforest at MacRitchie Reservoir Park. Observe the different levels of untouched tropical rainforest and learn about the indigenous flora and fauna found in this rainforest.

 

Age Group: Primary 1–6, Secondary 1–4
Duration: 2 hours
Venue: Tree Top Walk

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

Secondary Forest Habitat in Bukit Batok Nature Park


Appreciate the importance of forests when you walk through Bukit Batok Nature Park, where you will be able learn more about the interesting plants and wildlife that can be found in an established secondary forest habitat.

 

Age Group:  Primary 1–6, Secondary 1–4
Duration: 1.5 hours
Venue: Bukit Batok Nature Park

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Mangrove Mania


Discover the importance of Sungei Buloh to migratory birds and other wildlife. With a biodiversity of rich flora and fauna, you can see wildlife and plants in the mangrove, fresh water and back-mangrove.

 

Age Group: Secondary 1–4
Duration: 2 hours
Venue: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

Creatures Up Close and Personal Mangrove Guided Walk & Kitchen Garden Tour


Explore the Kitchen Garden and the mangrove forest in Pasir Ris Park. Appreciate the rich biodiversity of flora and fauna found in the mangrove forest and enhance your knowledge of plants in the Kitchen Garden.

 

Age Group: Primary 1–6
Duration: 2–2.5 hours
Venue: Pasir Ris Park

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

MacRitchie Guided Walk


Discover the pristine forest ecosystem at MacRichie Reservoir Park and learn more about water, water management and park management. Even though it is mostly covered with secondary rainforest, the park still contains some of the last precious patches of primary rainforest in Singapore.

Age Group: Primary 1–6
Duration: 1.5–2  hours
Venue: MacRitchie Reservoir Park

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide - Chemperai Trail

 

DIY Trail Guide - Prunus Trail

National Orchid Garden Tour


The National Orchid Garden features more than 700 species and 3,000 orchid hybrids from tropical regions around the globe. The VIP Garden displays orchid hybrids named after famous personalities like Nelson Mandela, Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher. Singapore’s national flower, Vanda Miss Joaquim, can also be found here.

 

Age Group: Primary 1–6, Secondary 1–4
Duration: 1.5 hours
Venue: National Orchid Garden 

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide

 

Roots, Shoots and Fruits!


Learn how plants adapt to the environment to ensure survival and successful growth at Admiralty Park. The park has a rich variety of animals and plants, and the boardwalks allow you to appreciate the beauty of the river and the mangrove forest.

 

Age Group: Primary 1–6, Secondary 1–2
Duration: 1.5 hours
Venue: Admiralty Park

Lesson Plan for Teachers

 

Worksheets for Students

 

DIY Trail Guide - Admiralty Park Walking Trail

 




Last updated on 10 June 2015

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