Discover how to use real zoo content to teach VCE Biology Unit 2.

Program description

You will grow your knowledge, teaching skills and confidence:

  • Gain ideas for sparking student interest and curiosity
  • Learn up-to-date information and real-world examples
  • Discover real ways to consolidate student learning
  • Access lesson plans and resources that you can use right away

Here’s the 2023 Calendar


This series is free for Zoos Victoria members. Not a member? Join now

Unit 2 at the Zoo (VCE Biology)

Melbourne Zoo
Thursday 11 May 2023, 9.30am - 3pm

During this one-day workshop, you will:

  • Learn strategies for exploring a contemporary bioethical issue 
  • Consider examples of adaptations that enable life to exist in a wide range of environments and survival through interdependencies 
  • Explore Melbourne Zoo and learn about available resources relevant to Unit 2 Biology 
  • Hear from Zoo Biologists about the work they are doing to care for species 
  • Talk with Zoo Teachers and other classroom teachers as you develop ideas for your classes 

Recognition: certificate for 5 hours of PD
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 2.1, 3.2, 3.4

To request a booking and advise any dietary requirements, click the ‘Request Booking’ button or call 1300 966 784.

We require a minimum of 10 people to go ahead. Cancellation of the event will be made 7 days prior if the minimum is not met.

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Design or enhance educational programs for your class with the support of a highly skilled Zoo Teacher.