Reproduction: Feed ‘em, Breed ‘em, Release’ em has VCE students investigating the reproductive strategies of endangered species in captivity.

Students will learn about the animal’s amazing reproductive cycles, reproductive adaptations and the trials and tribulations of captive breeding. They will discover a variety of reproductive strategies used by other animals and the Zoo’s role in fighting their extinction.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the program students can write a summary report for the School Assessed Coursework (SAC) for VCE Biology Unit 2: Outcome 1.

Zoos Victoria Education aligns with best practice teaching and learning strategies for VCE Biology and has a strong focus on collaborative learning and developing inquiry skills.

Our educational experiences cater for students of all learning needs.

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Program details

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Year level 
Year 11
90 minutes plus a 40 minute safari bus tour
$18.60 per student
Student ratio 
1 adult for every 10 students
Monday to Friday (during the school term)
What to bring 
Printed Student Trail (below) and digital learning device (optional)

Book your visit 

Phone 1300 966 784 (select option 3)

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