An adult Orang-utan looking back over his shoulder. There is green foliage in the background and he has a blade of grass in his mouth.

Endangered Animals: Orang-utans (Year 3 - 6)


Thursday 19 March


2.30pm - 3pm






This is suitable for students in years 3 - 6

Student webinar

Explore the complex world of the orang-utan and the circumstances pushing the species ever closer to extinction. How exactly are we saving them and why are they endangered in the first place? Hear personal stories from orang-utan experts and discover the STEM skills helping us address complex, real world conservation challenges.

Register your students and join us live using Adobe Connect on a computer (hooked up to a screen or interactive whiteboard) or electronic device. You will watch a live video stream and will need sound to hear the conversation. Students will be able to type questions via a live chat box - no camera or microphone is required.

This student webinar links to Victorian Curriculum Levels 3-6: Science, Humanities and Ethical Capabilities.

Students will:

  • Hear from Zoos Victoria’s keepers about the needs of the Orang-utan and the threats it’s facing in the wild
  • Learn how STEM skills are used to address real-world conservation challenges
  • Ask questions stemming from your curriculum focus

Online resources

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Zoos Victoria uses Adobe Connect to deliver webinars, registered participants will be sent a unique URL prior to the webinars.