Human Story - Stage 6

In this educator-led program students use ancient and modern skulls to explore human evolution in this Museum educator-led program.

Students with hominid skulls

Photographer: Stuart Humphreys © Australian Museum

Museum educator-led program

Students study the physical characteristics of ancient and modern skulls and investigate brain size, teeth and bipedalism and construct an evolutionary tree. They examine alternative views of the same fossil evidence of our human ancestors and investigate our direct ancestor.

  • Syllabus links: Biology Stage 6 Detailed syllabus links
  • Maximum number of students: 30 (4 sessions per day)
  • Duration: One hour
  • Cost: $4.40 (incl GST) per student additional to general Museum entry
  • Available: Thursday and Friday during term time  

Education Resource Kit

Ms Helen Wheeler , Education Project Officer
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