Virtual learning

Experience Museums Victoria from your classroom with this series of virtual learning sessions.

Two museum staff presenting to an iPad which shows schools watching from the classroom.
Virtual learning session in Melbourne Museum's DNA lab

These engaging and interactive virtual experiences provide access to experts and behind-the-scenes spaces across Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and Immigration Museum. 

Museums Victoria uses Zoom Video Conferencing to deliver virtual learning sessions. Registered participants are sent a unique URL a week prior to the session.

Education service fee $35 per connection

Call 03 8341 7767 to register for sessions

First Peoples daily life

Friday 30 August 2019 2.00–2.45pm
Suitable for primary students

Isobel Morphy Walsh, Jordan Edwards and Di-Di Vaha'akolo from Museums Victoria’s First Peoples team will introduce students to some of the objects that are important to daily life for their peoples and communities. Students will learn about how the objects were made and what they were used for.

Virtual learning test and train professional learning sessions

Haven’t used virtual learning in your classroom before? Don’t worry. We run free test and train professional learning sessions. Teachers can test the set up in their classroom and learn how to navigate the software before connecting live. Test and train sessions will run on the following days in 2019:

MON 18 FEB 2019 4.00-4.30PM
Mon 29 AprIL 4.00–4.30pm
WED 29 may 4.00-4.30pm
Mon 22 JulY 4.00–4.30pm
TUES 6 Aug 4.00-4.30pm

Past virtual learning sessions 

Click on the links below to watch excerpts from past virtual learning sessions.

Presenting talking to Dr. Jake Owens

Giant panda conservation

With biologist Dr Jake Owens from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding live from IMAX Melbourne.

View of Dinosaur Walk exhibition

Dinosaur walk

With paleontologist and Sciences Program Coordinator Priscilla Gaff live from Melbourne Museum.

NASA Scientists presenting to camera

NASA scientists

With NASA Scientist Dr Jessie Christiansen live from Scienceworks.

3 presenters talking to students via virtual learning in the humanities collection store

Cultural diversity

With Museums Victoria staff Moya McFadzean, Jan Molloy and Marita Dyson live from the Humanities Collection Store.

Two presenters sitting in front of a table.

Colonial Violence

With Museums Victoria's Senior Koorie Programs Officer Isobel Morphy-Walsh live from Melbourne Museum

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