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Australian
Fossil
And Mineral
Museum

Lessons Of The Past

Stage 4-Stage 5

Evolution and Extinctions. What lessons can we learn from the past to help us plan for the future?

Through tours of the fossil gallery, students will gain an understanding of how the fossil record provides evidence of how present day organisms have evolved.

How the fossil record can be used to determine the changes that have occurred over time.

 

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 6331 5511

CURRICULUM LINKS
Processing and Analysing Data and Information

  • SC5-7WS ‘Processes, analyses and evaluates data from first-hand investigations and secondary sources to develop evidence based arguments and conclusions’

Communicating

  • SC5-9WS ‘Presents science ideas and evidence for a particular purpose and to a specific audience, using appropriate language, conventions and representations’

Earth and Space

  • SC5-12ES ‘Describes the changing ideas about the structure of the Earth, to illustrate how models, theories and laws are refined over time by the scientific community’
  • SC5-15LW ‘Explains how biological understanding has advanced through scientific discoveries, technological developments and the needs of society’

RESOURCES

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