Our Living Climate
- Museum Staff-led
- Term 4, Mon–Fri
- 45 minutes
- Year level
- Years 5-10
- Maximum student numbers
- Maximum 150 students
- $9 per student plus education service fee
- Booking information
- Bookings (03) 9392 4819
This show presents a dramatic and different way of looking at climate and climate change. A visually spectacular story unfolds on a global scale, revealing how the climate first evolved and how it has been endlessly transformed by weather patterns, Ice Ages and the appearance of new life forms.
Recent, man-made climate change will be seen in the context of changes in climate that have occurred throughout the Earth’s history and by looking closely at our planet’s place in the Solar System.
Floods or droughts, rain or shine, hot or cold; it all occurs within the remarkably thin veneer spanning the Earth – the Atmosphere.
Climate: the phenomenon that makes Life on Earth possible.
- Science as a Human Endeavour
- Biological Sciences
- Earth and Space Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Melbourne Planetarium
- Teacher notes: Our Living Climate 167.8KB .pdf file
- Activity 1: Climate timeline 70.5KB .pdf file
- Activity 2: Rainfall, weather & climate 74.6KB .pdf file
- Activity 3: Make your own greenhouse 63.9KB .pdf file
- Activity 4: Seasons on other planets 53.2KB .pdf file
- Activity 5: Life on Mars versus life on Earth 50.2KB .pdf file
- Activity 6: Wish you were here 76.0KB .pdf file