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Australian
Fossil
And Mineral
Museum

Earth and Environmental Science & Biology

Stage 6

The Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum includes specimens of fossils from almost every most stage of life on Earth and scientifically significant specimens from Australia.

Every showcase includes information about significant events in the history of life on Earth, as well as maps of the Earth and the geological timeline.

 

PLAN YOUR VISIT

AUSTRALIAN FOSSIL AND MINERAL MUSEUM
K-12 EDUCATION PROGRAMS

EDUCATOR GUIDED SESSION
COST  $7 per student (GST FREE)
DURATION 90 minutes
Minimum 10 students  Maximum 100 students

TEACHER LED SESSION
COST  $5 per student (GST FREE)
DURATION 60 minutes
Maximum 200 students

AVAILABILITY
9am – 4.30pm  6 weekdays.
Not available on Wednesday Last session starts at 2.30pm

SUPERVISION RATIOS
The supervision ratio is 1:10 for stage 1-3. Teachers and parents attend free of charge at these ratios. 1:15 stage 4-6
One carer per student with special needs will be admitted free of charge.

SHOP
Quality fossil and mineral specimens and educational toys

FACILITIES
Picnic tables
Accessible toilets
Access ramps – access to the museum is via the car park.

Parking – Please note there is no coach parking or drop of outside the museum.  Please contact the museum for details.

ADDRESS

224 Howick Street Bathurst

T: 02 63315511

CURRICULUM LINKS

The Earth’s systems, including the geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere and how they are interrelated

EES11-8

Natural processes on the Earth, including the scientific evidence for changes in climate

EES12-14

Models that show the structure and development of the Earth over its history

EES12-12

Theory of plate tectonics and the energy and geological changes that occur at plate boundaries

EES11-9

RESOURCES

Information for Teachers

Venue Safety

Curriculum Links