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Students will discover animal strategies for survival in Australia's changing climate and landscape.
Self guided program (Stage 1 - Stage 3)
Students will investigate Australian islands, dangerous and backyard animals, habitats, marine waters, classification and adaptations. They will see life-size reconstructions and fossils of extinct Australian Megafauna.
- Syllabus links: Science
- Location: Level 2
- Cost: Surviving Australia is included in general entry. General entry to the Australian Museum is FREE for children under 16 and local secondary school students. Teachers and accompanying adults are admitted free at a ratio dependent on the type of students. Adults, tertiary, concession and tourist groups incur a cost.
How to book
Please visit book a group visit for further information.
Please be aware that exhibition content may change at short notice. We suggest you make yourself familiar with the exhibition/s prior to creating any worksheets or assessment tasks. Teachers can contact the Group Bookings office for any questions about exhibition content and to request a preview pass for use prior to your group's visit.
Student Activity Sheet: Surviving Australia - Environment MattersA copy of this required for each student participating in the program218.4 KB
Student Activity Sheet: Surviving Australia - An Ancient LandA copy of this required for each student participating in the program240.7 KB
Surviving Australia exhibition guide for teachersThis guide outlines the main sections of the Surviving Australia exhibition1.6 MB
Venue and Safety Information for School ExcursionsInformation for risk assessment and planning40.2 KB