Resources

Resources for schools & groups, kids & families and adults.

Includes activities, online learning programs, games, school resources, fact sheets and more. Some learning resources require the Adobe Flash Player which can be downloaded from www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer.


Resource List

  • Finding Gondwanaland (244 KB) pdf document iconActivity sheet; Student worksheet; Teacher notes

    This is one of the educational resources from Queensland Museum’s online learning resource, Dinosaurs, Climate Change and Biodiversity. Students cut out the relevant continents and paste them together to make a reconstruction of Gondwanaland.
  • Frogs factsheet (1078 KB) pdf document iconThis Factsheet is designed for primary aged children and explains the threats to native frog species resulting from a loss of their habitat, climate change and aquatic competitors like the cane toad.
  • Gecko surveyScience Survey

    Asian House Geckos may be spreading and they may be a growing problem for our own native geckos. So we want your help. Have you seen geckos scampering through your house at night? Take the survey and contribute to science research about where they have spread.
  • Sustainable environmentsHuman impact on populations (1613 KB) pdf document iconHuman impact on native populations is a case study approach to analysing how humans have impacted on animal populations. A series of slides featuring displays from the Queensland Museum's Endangered Species exhibition is presented.
  • Humanoid discovery (1043 KB) pdf document iconThe Humanoid Discovery Education Resource Booklet has been developed to provide teachers with resources to plan successful learning experience and interaction with objects and information in the exhibition.
  • I am a Palaeontologist (672 KB) pdf document iconDiscovery Trail for all the dinosaurs and marine reptiles found at MTQ. (colour with full scientific name)
  • I am a Palaeontologist - Dinosaur Detective (318 KB) pdf document iconEarly Childhood dinosaur - I spy sheet for self-led visit (B & W images)
  • I am a Palaeontologist - Muttaburrasaurus (328 KB) pdf document iconWorksheet can be used as basis for discussion and filled in post museum visit or completed while examining Muttaburrasaurus skull. Lower grades may require assistance.
  • I am a Scientist Investigating Insects (530 KB) pdf document iconExamines a range of insects and the purpose of their external features.
  • I am a scientist observing insects (388 KB) pdf document iconClassification exercise using displayed insects
  • I am a Scientist researching (477 KB) pdf document iconWorksheet which can be adapted for all Year levels
  • I am an Historian: Time Travel (413 KB) pdf document iconView the Coral Core sample on Level 2 and complete the missing parts of the timeline. Add own historical data.
  • I Spy - Animals (508 KB) pdf document iconUse this Discovery Trail to identify a range of living and once-living creatures in the Discover North Queensland Galleries. It can be extended to sorting or classification exercise.
  • I Spy - Pandora (374 KB) pdf document iconUse this Discovery Trail to locate HMS Pandora artefacts during self -led visit. It can be used as basis for discussion, drawing and object analysis.
  • I Spy - Rainforest Animals (689 KB) pdf document iconUse this Discovery Trail in conjunction with spotlights in Enchanted Rainforest to locate birds, animals and reptiles. It can be extended to a sorting and classification exercise.
  • Interpreting Fossil Evidence (341 KB) pdf document iconStudent worksheet; Teacher notes

    This is one of the educational resources from Queensland Museum’s online learning resource, Dinosaurs, Climate Change and Biodiversity. It examines fossil bones, teeth, beaks and skeletons and compares them with current species to infer the diet, movement, habitats, and niche of extinct organisms.
  • Lets Investigate (152 KB) pdf document iconStudent worksheet; Teacher notes

    This is one of the educational resources from Queensland Museum’s online learning resource, Dinosaurs, Climate Change and Biodiversity. This investigation looks at the effects of temperature, oxygen, humidity and antiseptics on bacterial growth.
  • Links to the Australian Science Curriculum (159 KB) pdf document iconTeacher notes

    This document lists the aspects of the Australian Science Curriculum that are addressed in Queensland Museum’s online learning resource: Dinosaurs, Climate Change and Biodiversity.
  • Living and Once Living (421 KB) pdf document iconWrite and Draw creatures that are living and were once living.
  • Mangrove ChallengeOnline learning resource

    Mangrove Challenge takes you into the world of museum scientist Dr Steve Van Dyck and his research into the endangered water mouse. Find out about where these shy mammals live, what they eat and the dangers that threaten its survival. You can download teacher resources and conservation activities and play the Mouse Maze game.
  • Meet Your ScientistMeet Your ScientistGame

    Imagine you're a scientist who is coming to work at Queensland Museum… what would you like to do and who will you work with?
  • Middle School Project - Background Research (518 KB) pdf document iconActivity sheet; Student worksheet; Teacher notes

    This is one of the educational resources from Queensland Museum’s online learning resource, Dinosaurs, Climate Change and Biodiversity. Students research the geological time scale; Australia’s geological history; and theories on the extinction of the dinosaurs.
  • Funnel-web spiderMuseum Experts VideosWatch our experts talk about an artefact, specimen or process from their area of research and learn about what our scientists and curators do. Investigate the adaptations that organisms possess to help them survive in their particular environment.
  • Natural disastersNatural Disasters Teacher Resource Booklet (3091 KB) pdf document iconTeacher Resource Book
    Teacher notes and suggested activities for student investigations. This teacher resource book is designed to complement the Active Earth Kit which can be borrowed from Queensland Museum Loans. Loans kits include objects, specimens, teacher and student notes and other resources.
  • Objects Tell Stories – HMS Pandora (367 KB) pdf document iconRelate crew members and their jobs to the object they used aboard the HMS Pandora.
  • Old Places New Spaces-3-4 (582 KB) pdf document iconWorksheet to support learning about some of Townsville Migrant Groups for Year 3 and 4.
  • Old Places New Spaces-5-6 (577 KB) pdf document iconWorksheet to support learning about some of Townsville Migrant Groups for Year 5 and 6.
  • Palaeontological Pursuits (132 KB) pdf document iconStudent worksheet; Teacher notes

    This is one of the educational resources from Queensland Museum’s online learning resource, Dinosaurs, Climate Change and Biodiversity. It contains a dinosaur footprint puzzle and an activity on how to make casts of dinosaur footprints.
  • Perception Deception (920 KB) pdf document iconResource booklet examining illusions from Perception and Deception exhibit.
  • Pests and threatsPest and Threats Teacher Resource Book (1239 KB) pdf document iconTeacher Resource Book
    Teacher notes and suggested case studies for student investigations. This teacher resource book is designed to complement the Pest and Threats Kit which can be borrowed from Queensland Museum Loans. Loans kits include objects, specimens, teacher and student notes and other resources.
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