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Close up face view of a Rothschild Giraffe. It is looking towards the left with its mouth open and a green background.
Caring for Animals | Terms 1 and 2 2020
Melbourne Zoo | Year 7, Year 8
Students will practice their STEM skills by developing animal enrichment solutions for Zoo Keepers.
STEM for Sustainability | Terms 3 and 4 2020
Melbourne Zoo | Year 7, Year 8
Enhance students’ STEM skills and Sustainability knowledge by helping to solve real-world problems.
Two male students scaning items at the Zoopermarket while on excursion.
Global Conservation
Melbourne Zoo | Year 9, Year 10
Students will be challenged to consider their relationship to wildlife on a global scale and how the choices they make can prevent a species from becoming extinct.
Four happy students in dark green uniforms looking down at something a laughing zoo education officer is holding.
SustainABILITY
Melbourne Zoo | Year 9, Year 10
By taking part in SustainABILITY, students get a behind-the-scenes look at what Melbourne Zoo is doing to be at the forefront of sustainability. Students can then use their insights to explore opportunities for their school and home.
Two lions up on their wooded climbing platform. One lion is laying down while the other is stand behaind him.
Caring for Animals | Terms 1 and 2 2020
Melbourne Zoo | Year 9, Year 10
Boost your integrated STEM curriculum by solving real-world issues at Melbourne Zoo.
STEM for Sustainability | Terms 3 and 4 2020
Melbourne Zoo | Year 9, Year 10
Boost STEM skills and sustainability knowledge in Year 9-10 by helping to solve real-world problems.
A Moral Zoo?
Melbourne Zoo | VCE
VCE Philosophy students are invited to join our zoo-based educators in a robust discussion and debate about the ethical dilemmas and moral challenges of running a zoo. Is it ethical to have zoos in the 21st century?
Silhouette of students looking through the under water viewing glass at a seal swimming by.
Tourism's Impact
Melbourne Zoo | VCE
Get a first-hand insight into how Zoos Victoria assesses and mitigates tourism’s impact with an opportunity to collect and analyse on-site data.
Two white cheeked gibbons holding on to rope in their enclosure. A dark coloured gibbon is grooming the light coloured one.
Primate Evolution
Melbourne Zoo | VCE
Analyse and compare living primates with fossils, bones, bio facts and DNA to uncover human’s closest living and extinct relatives to reveal the evolutionary trends leading from primates to humans and what it means to be classified as Homo sapiens.
A female student looking down at a butterfly resting on her shoulder.
Sustaining Life in an Ecosystem
Melbourne Zoo | VCE
Using two real-life case studies, discover what experts need to consider in order to save a threatened frog and butterfly species from extinction. Develop an understanding of the impact of adaptations, homeostasis and disease on survival and collect data to determine how species interact within ecosystems.