Wild gallery visit

SELF-DIRECTED

Years K-12
Terms 1-4 Monday–Friday

Maximum 60 students

Science

School programs and resources

See over 600 mammals, birds and reptiles from around the globe in the Wild exhibition.

Learn about Victoria’s biodiversity in five interactive environments: alps, wetlands, grasslands, Mallee and dry forests.

Using the Primary or Secondary pathways, your students investigate Victorian habitats, compare animal adaptations, and find out what they can do to protect the planet’s biodiversity.

Curriculum links

Biological Science

Foundation to Level 2

  • Living things have a variety of external features and live in different places where their basic needs, including food, water and shelter, are met

Level 3 - 4

  • Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things

Level 5 - 6

  • Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment

Level 7 - 8

  • Interactions between organisms can be described in terms of food chains and food webs and can be affected by human activity

Levels 9 – 10

  • Ecosystems consist of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic components of the environment; matter and energy flow through these systems