Fascinating Fossils Stage 5

Students use real and cast fossils in hands-on activities in this Museum educator-led program.

Student with Diprotodon fossils

Student with Diprotodon fossils
Photographer: Stuart Humphreys © Australian Museum

Museum educator-led program

Students follow the steps used by palaeontologists in fossil interpretation and the reconstruction of animals using their fossil remains. They compare the fossils from extinct Australian Megafauna with bones from their closest modern-day relatives.

  • Syllabus links: Science Stage 5
  • Maximum number of students: 30 (4 sessions per day)
  • Duration: 60 mins
  • Available: Monday to Friday during term time

Education Resource Kit

This kit contains teacher notes, pre-visit and post-visit activities and student activity sheets.

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