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Healesville Sanctuary
VCE
Addresses VCE Psychology Unit 2

Students explore how Zoos Victoria is employing key science skills and knowledge taught in VCE Psychology to influence the behaviour of visitors to ‘Wipe For Wildlife’ and fight extinction.

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Year 9 & Year 10
Addresses Victorian Curriculum levels 9-10 standards

Students will explore threats impacting gorillas in the wild, and more specifically how the demand for technology is driving coltan mining in the Congo. They will also examine social and environmental impacts, and how the choices they make can help save a species.

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Year 7 & Year 8
Addresses Victorian Curriculum levels 7-8 standards

Students explore and discuss the social and environmental impacts of coltan mining in the Congo.

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Year 5 & Year 6
Addresses Victorian Curriculum levels 5-6 standards

Students will explore the threats impacting gorillas in the wild and how the demand for technology is driving coltan mining in the Congo.

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Year 7 & Year 8
Addresses Victorian Curriculum levels 7-8 standards

Animals possess amazing adaptations to obtain and digest food and help them avoid being eaten themselves. Students will classify animals based on their diet and dentition and explore the interactions that occur between species from grasslands of the world.

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Year 9 & Year 10
Addresses Victorian Curriculum levels 9-10 standards

By being immersed in a grassland biome located on the Victorian Volcanic Plain, students will explore the interactions between biotic and abiotic factors and energy flow represented through a

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Year 5 & Year 6
Addresses Victorian Curriculum levels 5-6 standards

Students will observe the adaptations a range of African animals have that help them survive in their environment. Students will also determine the role predators play within their environment and consider what would happen if apex predators no longer existed.

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Year 3 & Year 4
Addresses Victorian Curriculum levels 3-4 standards

Students will observe and interpret the adaptations African predators and prey have that contribute to their survival, learn about the role predators play in their environment and how they may be grouped on the basis of their observable features.

Melbourne Zoo
Year 5 & Year 6
Addresses Victorian Curriculum levels 5-6 standards

Students will be challenged to find out the stories of five legendary local species and why they need heroes.

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