Virtual Excursion | Geography, Gorillas & Us Year 7-10 Student Webinar





Date and Times

Mondays 1:40pm - 2:40pm AEST

Tuesdays 10:00am - 10:30am AEST

Wednesdays 11:10am - 11:40am AEST

This webinar is especially for students taking part in the Geography, Gorillas & Us Year 7-10 Virtual Excursion program.

Zoos Victoria is offering free Virtual Excursions programs during the time of remote learning. Each excursion comes with a teaching guide, activities and a student webinar. While not a tour of the zoo, you will have an expert educator working remotely to talk directly to you.

Download the teaching guide and activities for this program.

During the Geography, Gorillas & Us webinar, a Zoo teacher will run a workshop for your students and answer their questions.

Students can join a webinar using a website link or the Adobe Connect app on their tablet or phone. They will need speakers or headphones to hear the conversation and a keyboard to type their questions into the chat box. No camera or microphone is required.

This student webinar links to the Victorian Curriculum Levels 7-10 Geography, Ethical Capability

Students will:

  • Gain an insight into the personalities of the gorillas at Werribee Open Range Zoo
  • Learn about how gorillas are uniquely adapted to survive in their environment
  • Consider the social, political, economic and cultural factors in the Democratic Republic of Congo which impact human and gorilla survival
  • Discover how to develop their own action plan for an endangered animal

Student webinars for this program run every week from May 4:

  • Mondays 1:40pm - 2:40pm AEST
  • Tuesdays 10:00am - 10:30am AEST
  • Wednesdays 11:10am - 11:40am AEST

Register Now

Teachers or parent/guardians need to register on behalf of students. Complete the registration form below and you will receive instructions about how to join the webinar.