Year 7 - 10

Engaging with Scientists: Meet scientists and researchers who work at the Museum.

Classification -Yr 7
Duration: 60 minutes
Students participate in classification activities and discuss the role of museums in taxonomy and classification 

Multicellular organisms -Yr 8
Duration: 60 minutes
Students participate in an activities to investigate a multicellular organism.  

Ecosystems - Yr 9
Duration: 60 minutes
Students investigate a marine or terrestrial ecosystem.

How technology contributes to research and discovery - Yr 10
Duration: 60 minutes
Students view some of the images and specimens retrieved from the deep sea using robotic devices and discuss the role of robotics in recent scienctific discoveries.

Engaging with the Collection

Objects tell stories across cultures and time
Duration: 60 minutes
Students view a range of artefacts from the collection and discuss the characteristics, materials and purpose of the objects and what they reveal about the societies and environments of origin. Students discuss the role of museums and curators.

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