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Earth and Environmental Science & Biology
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.
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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
9am – 4.30pm 6 weekdays.
Not available on Wednesday Last session starts at 2.30pm
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.
Quality fossil and mineral specimens and educational toys
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.
224 Howick Street Bathurst
T: 02 63315511
The Earth’s systems, including the geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere and how they are interrelated
Natural processes on the Earth, including the scientific evidence for changes in climate
Models that show the structure and development of the Earth over its history
Theory of plate tectonics and the energy and geological changes that occur at plate boundaries
Information for Teachers