Become a Fighting Extinction School by completing a curriculum-linked project with your students and sharing with Zoos Victoria online.

Whether you are looking for inspiration, or already have a project in mind, we are here to support you and your students to act for wildlife. You can build curriculum linked lessons with our easy to use project resources including;

  • project ideas linked to school excursions
  • teaching resources to support your understanding of animals
  • teacher professional development to grow your knowledge, teaching skills and confidence
  • real school teaching examples to get ideas for your project
  • templates to start your project

Once you complete your project, share your learning story with us online to become a Fighting Extinction School.

How to build your project

There are many ways to build a project.

Watch this video then click on Project Ideas to get started. 


Real School Examples

Dallas Brooks Community Primary School

The students took part in a student-directed inquiry unit to raise awareness and funds for the Swift Parrot through colouring competitions, fun runs and dress up days.

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Kolbe Catholic College

This student led inquiry unit used a STEM design process to design animal enrichment for animals at Zoos Victoria.

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The Grange P-12 College

Students developed video games for younger students to raise awareness of endangered animals.

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For more examples of real schools acting for wildlife visit our Fighting Extinction Schools showcase below.


This template can be used to help structure your project.

Build a Project template