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.

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

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

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

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

Problem solving

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

Suitable for years 5–8

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

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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