Latest blog entries

How do you use Bugwise?

The Web2Spider workshops were developed and delivered as part of many of our outreach programs. Feedback from teachers has deeply informed the development of the project. How do you use Bugwise?

By: Dr Sophie Lieberman, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Apr 2010

Video Conferencing

Video conferencing has started again for 2010.  Schools can access the Museum's collections and staff through a series of video conferences.  

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Apr 2010

One Day Without Shoes

Thursday is ‘One Day Without Shoes’ day, a day to spread awareness about children developing preventable feet conditions. By not wearing shoes for one day gives you the opportunity to walk in the steps of these children in developing nations.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Apr 2010

Plastiki expedition update

The journey of Plastiki is well underway and things are looking positive!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Apr 2010

The breakdown of the world’s water content

Why is water so precious? Because only a small percentage, 0.08% of the world’s water can be used for domestic use.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Apr 2010

Exciting new ways of exploring biodiversity

The Museum is developing new ways to explore and interpret images of biodiversity.

By: Paul Flemons, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2010

New Teachers' e-newsletter published

Our first e-newsletter has now been published informing teachers about events, exhibitions, onsite and offsite programs and competitions specifically for teachers and their students.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 31 Mar 2010

This week in Fish: Whiskered Prowfish and Common Seadragon mortality

It's a 'short'week' due to the Easter break. We feature some great new movies and factsheets along with an interesting telephone call from past Australian Museum staff member Phil Colman.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2010

New Exhibition - Tiwi Footy

Our next upstairs temporary show looks at something unusual for the Australian Museum - sport.

By: Michael Harvey , Category: At The Museum, Date: 28 Mar 2010

The Story of Bottled Water

What is the truth behind bottled water?

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 28 Mar 2010