Skeletons - Stage 3

Students use written stimulus questions to explore the Skeletons: framework for survival exhibition and observe and compare the skeletal features of animals.

Skeletons Exhibition

Carl Bento © Australian Museum

Self-guided program

Students compare the skeletal features of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals and investigate the differences in hind and forelimbs between the five types of vertebrates.

  • Syllabus links: Science and Technology Stage 3
  • Maximum number of students: no limit
  • Duration: one hour
  • Cost: general Museum entry charge per student
  • Location: Skeletons: framework for survival exhibition, Level 2 

Education Resource Kit


Ms Helen Wheeler , Education Project Officer
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