3, 5 and 8 July 2019
Find out what a zoo keeper’s day really involves and take part in the many duties our keepers undertake on a daily basis. Suitable for secondary school students who are interested in caring for wildlife and working at the zoo.
Thursday 25 July 2019
Plains-wanderers are one of a kind - there’s no bird like it in the world. Learn what makes the Plains-wanderer so special and what you can do to save this unique species from extinction.
Friday 26 July and Friday 18 October 2019
Understand the links between ethics and conservation and teach Ethical Capability in an engaging real-world context.
Thursday 1 August 2019
On the eve of Science Week 2019, educate and inspire your Year 7–10 students by connecting them with female STEM mentors and real-world case studies.
Friday 2 August 2019
On the eve of Science Week 2019, educate and inspire your Year 7–10 students by connecting them with female STEM mentors and real-world case studies. This conference is available to all secondary schools and is hosted by Zoos Victoria and girledworld.
Thursday 8 August 2019
Orang-utan means ‘people of the forest’ and it’s easy to see why. Due to the rapid destruction of their habitat, the wild orang-utan population is dwindling. It’s a race against time to save these long-lost cousins from extinction. Will you lend a hand?
Thursday 22 August 2019
A video meet up for those students and teachers who attend the Women in STEM conferences on August 1–2 at Melbourne Zoo.
Thursday 12 September 2019
Is it ethical to keep seals in captivity? Join us to discuss the hot-button topic of animal ethics and welfare in contemporary zoos.
Thursday 17 October 2019
Have you seen a forest fairy? The Leadbeater’s Possum, also known as a fairy possum, is small, speedy and, sadly, endangered. Learn how these cute critters landed in trouble and what we can do to protect them.