Geology Trail - Stages 4-5

Students complete three self-guided activities using the Albert Chapman Mineral Collection and the Planet of Minerals exhibition using written stimulus questions.

Planet of Minerals Exhibition

Carl Bento © Australian Museum

Self-guided program

These activities are designed to expose students to the vast number and variety of rocks and minerals that exist and to increase their awareness and wonderment of nature. Students will learn about the colour of minerals, the three types of rocks – igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic and Australia’s geological wealth. 

  • Syllabus links: Science Stages 4 and 5
  • Maximum number of students: No limit
  • Duration: One hour
  • Cost: General Museum entry charge per student
  • Location: Albert Chapman Mineral Collection, Level 1 and Planet of Minerals exhibition, Level 1

Education Resource Kit


Ms Helen Wheeler , Education Project Officer
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