Animal Hands-on Session - Teacher Notes
Students are able to touch Museum specimens in a designated learning space.
Before your visit
- Excursion essentials - booking, free teacher's pass, lunch and practical tips.
The Animals Hands-on Session provides students with an opportunity to explore different aspects of Australia's natural environment. Students have the unique opportunity to get up close to a variety of Museum specimens and displays. Students can model scientific processes in a fun way. They can dig for fossils, study a red back spider, investigate dinosaur footprints touch animal specimens.
Activities link to the NSW Science and Technology K-6 syllabus and English K-6 syllabus. Detailed syllabus links.
At the Museum
A Museum educator facilitates a curriculum-linked session where students are able to explore the Museum specimens.
- Australian animals
- Adaptations and habitats
- Fossils and dinosaurs
If your class has a particular area of interest, please advise us at the time of booking. In this way we are able to tailor each session to your needs.
Ms Helen Wheeler , Learning Services Operations Manager