Creature Classification - Birds - Stages 4-5

Students investigate birds in a self-guided activity in the Birds and Insects exhibition on Level 2.

Birds Exhibition

Photographer: Carl Bento © Australian Museum

Self-guided program

Students explore the shape of birds’ bills and feet as one means of classifying them. They use their research to suggest how these characteristics can provide information about the habitat, diet and means of collecting food for some Australian birds.

  • Syllabus links: Science Stages 4-5
  • Duration: one hour
  • Cost: general Museum entry charge per student
  • Location: Birds and Insects exhibition, Level 2

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Ms Helen Wheeler , Education Project Officer
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