Term 3 school programs

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Virtual programs and online resources

Learning Lab Live

Learning Lab Live brings NEW online versions of our most popular programs from Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum into your classroom.

A museum educator will deliver a live, 30–45 minute interactive session, exclusively to your students.  Each curriculum aligned session includes a printable booklet with activities for students to begin during the session and supports students to continue their subject area exploration in the classroom.

Science Programs

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Climate and weather

Years 3–6 | Tue & Thu | 10.00AM, 11.45AM, 2.00PM

Learn about weather, climate and what is causing our climate to change.

Black cockroach on grass

Schoolyard bugs!

Years F–2 | Tue & Thu | 10.00AM, 11.45AM, 2.00PM

Learn about insects and spiders, and explore Museums Victoria’s amazing collection of bugs!

Humanities Programs

A toy box tale

Years F–2 | Tue & Thu | 10.00am, 11.45am, 2.00pm

This interactive semi animated live program is based on My Grandmother's Toy Box onsite program and Little Histories online resource.

From Vietnam to Victoria

Years 5–6 | Wed | 10.00AM, 11.45AM, 2.00PM

Mai Ho arrived in Victoria in the 1970s after escaping from Vietnam. In this session students will be introduced to her story.

Painting of a sailing ship

Documenting the voyage

Years 3–4 | Wed | 10.00am, 11.45am, 2.00pm

An interactive story telling session introducing students to primary sources and the perspectives of people from the 19th century.

Available Term 3

Schoolyard bugs! & Climate and weather | Tuesday & Thursday
A toy box tale | Tuesday & Thursday
From Vietnam to Victoria & Documenting the voyage | Wednesday
10.00am–10.45am, 11.45am–12.30pm and 2.00pm–2.45pm 


$45 per program + $35 booking fee (up to 30 students)


Call our education bookings officer on (03) 8341 7767 or (03) 9927 2754 to lock in your virtual excursion. The bookings office is open 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

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A woman and a man working together in front of a laptop
Two students using virtual reality googles to experience a road trip from the past to the future of travel in Victoria.
School students examining showcases in 600 Million Years Exhibition.

Museum objects to use in your classroom

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, STEM and social history subjects. All kits are linked to the Victorian Curriculum.

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.

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.

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Toys Over Time

This learning kit provides a hands-on experience for students to explore the history of common toys & games.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Online learning activities and resources

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