Classification and adaptation - Stage 4

Students explore the Surviving Australia exhibition and discover animal strategies for survival in Australia's changing climate and landscape using written stimulus questions.

Dangerous Australians interactive

Carl Bento © Australian Museum

Self-guided program

Students explore Australian islands, dangerous and backyard animals, temperate marine waters, stromatolites, habitats, classification, adaptations, evolution and extinction. they can see life-size reconstructions and fossils of extinct Australian Megafauna and observe live Australian animals. There are many hands-on and interactive exhibits to inspire students. They use written stimulus questions to investigate the classification of vertebrates and invertebrates and their adaptations for survival in Australia.

  • Syllabus links: Science Stage 4
  • Maximum number of students: no limit on student numbers
  • Duration: one hour
  • Costgeneral Museum entry charge per student
  • Location: Surviving Australia exhibition, Level 2 

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