Animal Hands-on Session - Years K-6

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.


  • Habitats and adaptations (K-6)
  • Dinosaurs (K-6)
  • Climate Change and Australian animals (3-6) Available from Term 2 2017
  • Invertebrate animals (K-6)
  • Spiders (K-6) Available from Term 1 2017
  • Australian animals (K-6)
  • Rocks and minerals (K-6)
  • Australian megafauna (3-6) Available from Term 1 2017

General Information

  • Syllabus links: Science Stages ES1-S3
  • Maximum number of students: 30 (4 groups per day)
  • Duration: One hour

Education Resource Kit

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

Education Kit

Vanessa Gardos , Manager, Education
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