Learning kits

Learning kits are cases filled with objects and a variety of learning materials that teachers can hire to engage their students with natural science and social history subjects. All kits are linked to the AusVELS.

The kits are mailed out to schools for a hire period of 13 weeks and can be returned to the Melbourne Museum via Australia Post unless other arrangements are made.

Various objects and props relating to Spanish culture used in outreach programs

La maleta viajera

The program has been designed to introduce students and teachers of Spanish to the rich collections of Museums Victoria.

Suitable for years 3–VCE
Various objects and props relating to exploring nature used in outreach programs

Drawing on nature

Contains specimens and art materials to engage with natural science and the local environment through a range of art activities.

Suitable for years K–Adult
Various objects and props used in outreach programs

Problem solving

This STEM kit introduces students to problem solving using an engaging hands-on practical approach.

Suitable for years 5–8
Various objects and props used in outreach programs

Raccontami la tua storia

An Italian LOTE Learning Kit for Years 5-9. It contains objects, photographs and a CD-ROM.

Suitable for years 5–9
Briefcase containing What's your story? learning kit objects

What's your story?

A suitcase containing museum objects designed so that students can explore how objects and artefacts can tell the stories of migration to Australia.

Suitable for years 3–9
Black box with objects making up the First Peoples exhibition outreach kit arranged around it

First Peoples

Borrow this kit for a hands-on experience with artefacts and objects that tell stories of the diverse cultures of Australia's First Peoples.

Suitable for years K–Adult
Five different toys on a floor map

Coding and robotics

This kit offers a range of resources to introduce Kinder and Prep children to foundational coding concepts and robotics.

Suitable for years K–F
The human story learning kit containing human skull models used in outreach programs

The Human Story

This kit introduces students to aspects of human evolution. It contains replicas of key skull fossils in the human story, posters to allow for cranial volume calculations, a book, and instructions for the teacher.

Suitable for years 10–VCE

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