No 1 Pump Station

No 1 Pump Station

Year 2

Humanities and Social Sciences – History

Year 2 – Science: Earth’s Useful Resource of Water

The No 1 Pump Station Mundaring stands at the foot of Mundaring Weir and provides an opportunity to explore one of Australia’s most significant industrial heritage sites.

The Year 2 curriculum extends exploration of the similarities between the past and the present.  No 1 Pump Station lends itself to an interrelated study of history, encompassing the study of a significant place and people as well as changes in technology.  Also included is a study of the importance of water, examining water sources, how water is used and conserved.

A visit to No 1 Pump Station will stimulate students’ curiosity about how water changes, moves and flows. It will contribute to their appreciation of the value of water and its various uses.

Comprehensive pre and post visit activity suggestions, comprising a detailed Teacher’s Guide and Student Booklet, will further enhance and consolidate student learning.




Booking information

To make a booking please complete and submit the enquiry form below. To discuss your excursion requirements please telephone National Trust Education Officers on 9321 6088.

Curriculum programs for Year 2 are available by prior arrangement only and are offered Monday to Friday. All bookings are subject to availability.


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