School programs and resources

Year Level

Learning Area

When

Type

School students examining showcases in 600 Million Years Exhibition.

600 Million Years gallery visit

Journey back in time, 600 million years ago, and discover Victoria’s amazing past through the fossil record.

Years K-VCE Self-directed
Close-up image of a fossil

600 million years in 60 seconds

Make a 60 second movie to communicate science using the 600 Million Years: Victoria evolves exhibition.

Years 9-10 Self-directed
Butterflies on display in the Bugs Alive! exhibition at Melbourne Museum

Bugs Alive! gallery visit

Uncover live insects and explore over 100 types of bugs and spiders from the museum’s collection in this exhibition.

Years K-10 Self-directed
Two students with female in program

Bugs, bugs, bugs!

An interactive program for students to learn about insects and bugs.

Years K-3 Museum Staff-led
Skulls in Darwin to DNA exhibition

Darwin to DNA gallery visit

Examine the mechanisms of evolution, the importance of genetic variation and how DNA is used to study evolution.

Years 9-12 Self-directed
Visiting child using Dino-viewer to view Diprotodon skeleton.

Dinosaur Walk gallery visit

Walk among the skeletons of amazing animals from the past – dinosaurs, flying reptiles and megafauna.

Years K-10 Self-directed
Prep students from Camelot Rise Primary School participating in Dinosaur Walk education program

Dinosaur skeletons

Discover the amazing world of dinosaurs and become a junior palaeontologist.

Years K-4 Museum Staff-led
Girl looking at Earth models on display in Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth gallery visit

Discover how Earth formed, how earthquakes and volcanoes occur, and see amazing rocks and minerals from Museums Victoria’s collection.

Years F-12 Self-directed
Children looking at ferns in Forest gallery

Forest Secrets gallery visit

Take a journey through a living gallery to discover stories about environments and change in Victoria's tall forests.

Years K-VCE Self-directed
illustration of a shed
New

Grandad's shed

Children interact with a range of objects to learn more about nature, history, culture, collecting and family.

Years K-F Museum Staff-led
Young girl looking at Giant Squid in showcase

Marine Life gallery visit

Journey under Victoria’s seas to discover hidden and unfamiliar worlds which are spectacular, diverse, unique and vulnerable.

Years F-VCE Self-directed
Three teenage boys looking at an iPad
Coming in Term 4

Road to Zero: Road Safety Experience

A world-first road safety education experience to create a new generation of safe young road users.

Years 9-11 Museum Staff-led
Children in AIMES room in Mind exhibition

VCE Psychology

Resources to engage students in deeper gallery learning, covering a range of investigative topics from the VCE study design.

Years 11-VCE Self-directed
Dynamic Earth exhibition interior shot.

Rocks-camera-action

Students research sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks using the Dynamic Earth exhibition and create short documentaries to communicate their findings.

Years 7-8 Museum Staff-led
Indomalay region animals and birds showing Javan Rhinoceros the Wild Amazing Animals exhibition

Wild gallery visit

Explore an amazing array of mammals, birds and reptiles from around the world.

Years K-12 Self-directed
Curator Rebecca Carland presenting rare books at Thinking Without Borders, teacher professional development workshop

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