Evolution and adaptations - Stage 5

Students explore the Skeletons: framework for survival exhibition and the Birds and Insects exhibition using written stimulus questions.

Skeletons Exhibition

Carl Bento © Australian Museum

Self-guided program

Students investigate the adaptations of animals in particular the limbs of mammals, birds and amphibians and the feet and bills of birds. They also explore the evolutionary link between birds and reptiles.

  • Syllabus links: Science Stage 5
  • Maximum number of students: no limit.
  • Duration: one hour
  • Cost: general Museum entry charge per student
  • Location: Skeletons: framework for survival exhibition, Level G and Birds and Insects exhibition, Level 2

Education Resource Kit


Ms Helen Wheeler , Education Project Officer
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