Animal Hands-on Session - Stages 1-3

Students are able to touch Museum specimens in a designated learning space.

Students digging for fossils

Students digging for fossils
Photographer:  © James Horan

Museum educator-led program

Students can model scientific processes in a fun way as they explore real specimens. The educator will focus on a theme from the list below.  Please indicate your chosen theme when booking.


  • Australian Animals, K-4
  • Invertebrate animals, K-4
  • Dinosaurs, K-4
  • Spiders, K-6
  • Habitats and Adaptations, 4-6
  • Rocks and Minerals, 4-6

General Information

  • Syllabus links: Science Stages 1-3
  • Maximum number of students: 30 (4 groups per day)
  • Duration: One hour
  • Cost: $4.40 (incl GST) per student. Free general entry for booked school students.

Education Resource Kit

The kit contains practical information, syllabus links, a Museum Guide Map and an outline of the program.

Education Kit


Ms Helen Wheeler , Learning Services Operations Manager
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