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Mobile Technologies and Nature

Discover how to use tablets and smartphones for nature-based teaching and gain knowledge that can be directly taken back to a school setting.

This STEM-focused workshop will develop skills in:

•Photography, including light and composition
•The use of external lens attachments to take beautiful up-close photos
•Editing photos using free mobile Apps
•Using digital microscopes to observe flowers and seeds up close

For all educators from Pre-school to secondary years

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Tom Kruse the Outback Mailman
Tom Kruse the Outback Mailman

Students will step into the shoes of Australian legend Tom Kruse who delivered the mail and supplies to people along the rough Birdsville Track in outback Australia from 1936 to 1963, driving his faithful Leyland Badger Truck.

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A day in the life of a child in the 19th Century
A day in the life of a child in the 19th Century

In this joint program between the Migration Museum and Ayers House, students will explore daily life for children in the 19th Century.

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Overview: First Contacts
Overview: First Contacts

1. What was life like for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples before the arrival of the Europeans?
2. Why did the Europeans settle in Australia?
3. What was the nature and consequence of contact between Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples and early traders, explorers and settlers?

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Overview: Contemporary migration to South Australia post 1945
Overview: Contemporary migration to South Australia post 1945

Who is migrating to South Australia right now? Where are migrants coming from, and why? How is migration experienced? How does government policy shape migration journeys?
These simple questions have very complex answers.

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Colonial Footprints
Colonial Footprints

Why did the SA government company decide to site Adelaide where it currently is? What tools and instruments were used to plan out the site?

What would you look for? Water supply, ease of accessibility, fertility of land, ease of travel!

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The Making of Democracy – joint program with the Centre of Democracy

This cross- site education program will develop student’s understanding the impact of colonisation on Aboriginal people, the nature of the colonisation model used in South Australia and the development of democracy in the 1800s culminating in an understanding of women’s suffrage in the late 1800s.

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Unpacking Histories
Unpacking Histories

An investigative multimedia assisted workshop that aims to show how the stories of individual lives fit into the local, national and global mosaic of history. Working like historians and curators, students put on white-gloves and unpack, investigate, research and record the lives of several South Australians and their immigration stories.

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The First Fleet
The First Fleet

A facilitated 45 minute workshop in which students consolidate their learning about the rationale for sending the First Fleet to NSW in 1788, the experience of different groups, the voyage and the impact of  European settlement for the  Aboriginal people  of  the  region. Particular emphasis is placed on the experience of the convicts below decks as students explore our Life On Board exhibition and unpack their rations and conditions.

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Teachers' Big Days Out
Teachers’ Big Days Out

South Australia’s major cultural institutions, along North Terrace and beyond are preparing for an exciting three day program for the second Teachers’ Big Days Out in 2020. Loaded with professional learning opportunities for educators across multiple learning areas, this event will provide you with strategies of how to incorporate a variety of cultural institutions and their collections into your teaching programs!

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Girl Asleep Digital Education Package
Girl Asleep Digital Education Package

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Art and Science Resource & Tours
Art and Science Resource & Tours

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Drawing in the Gallery (Years 5-12)
Drawing in the Gallery (Years 5-12)

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Kickstart 2018
Kickstart 2018

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Developing a Nation
Developing a Nation

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Australian History  - Colonial Australia
Australian History – Colonial Australia

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Australian History - Movement of People
Australian History – Movement of People

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Student Debate - Non-Sitting Day
Student Debate – Non-Sitting Day

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Question Time - Sitting Day
Question Time – Sitting Day

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Parliament Tour - Sitting Day
Parliament Tour – Sitting Day

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Parliament Tour - Non-Sitting Day
Parliament Tour – Non-Sitting Day

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Secondary Trails
Secondary Trails

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Primary Years Trails
Primary Years Trails

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Early Years Trails
Early Years Trails

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Plant and Seed Conservation
Plant and Seed Conservation

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Indigenous Culture for Kids

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Mobile Photography Workshops
Mobile Photography Workshops

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If walls could speak: 5 stories from the Destitute Asylum eBook
If walls could speak: 5 stories from the Destitute Asylum eBook

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Lego© Works Car Factory
Lego© Works Car Factory

The Legoworks Car Factory is a practical, fun program for junior primary students comparing the differences between old and new cars. They make a LEGO vehicle individually and as a team, exploring how car assembly lines work. Each student receives a special badge on completion of the activity.

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Motor Works
Motor Works

Motor Works is an interactive and practical educational program that gives the opportunity for students to build their own scale Model-T Ford. Students take on the roles of the factory workers on the production assembly line and with appropriate teamwork the Model T Ford models start to roll of the end of the production line. Each student will take home their own scale model car.

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The Hawker Vans – ‘Developing historical thinking’
The Hawker Vans – ‘Developing historical thinking’

This education program designed for R-7 primary students is based around the ‘Hawker Vans’ exhibition at the National Motor Museum. Students explore the role of the Hawker in early Australia after Federation, and why hawking was so important to consumers. They also learn about the impact of motor vehicle which enabled hawkers who previously travelled by foot, horse or camel, to cover much larger distances with heavier loads. Students will look at historical objects sold by the hawkers and carry out a simulated hawking journey where they will spruik their wares in a mini scale model hawker van.

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Bush Mechanics Claymation using iPads
Bush Mechanics Claymation using iPads

This program provides an interactive and innovative experience for students to explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures. They use a variety of materials to create a short stop-motion animated movie depicting ‘bush mechanics’ themes after watching the Claymation episode of the ABC Bush Mechanics movie filmed around the Aboriginal community of Yuendumu.

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Learning to Look - Introduction to the Art Gallery of South Australia
Learning to Look – Introduction to the Art Gallery of South Australia

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Zoosnooze: overnight secondary program
Zoosnooze: overnight secondary program

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You can care for animals too: Reception to Year 7
You can care for animals too: Reception to Year 7

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Lifecycles Year 1-4
Lifecycles Year 1-4

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Going Ape: Year 9 Geography - saving species from extinction
Going Ape: Year 9 Geography – saving species from extinction

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Going Ape: Saving species from extinction
Going Ape: Saving species from extinction

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Creatures' Features: Years 4-7
Creatures’ Features: Years 4-7

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Kindy Zoo: Aussie Animals
Kindy Zoo: Aussie Animals

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Animal Homes
Animal Homes

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Animal Groups (Classification) R-Year 3
Animal Groups (Classification) R-Year 3

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Unpacking Histories
Unpacking Histories

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Changing Places Facilitated Workshop
Changing Places Facilitated Workshop

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First Contacts
First Contacts

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Being a child in the nineteenth century
Being a child in the nineteenth century

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The role of juries eBook
The role of juries eBook

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Adaptation Adventure eBook
Adaptation Adventure eBook

This eBook takes students on a trail around the zoo to observe animal behaviour and take note of adaptations and learn about how the animals are cared for. They also record their observations on their iPads.

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Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges
Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges

The Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges eBook has been created to support teachers when addressing the concepts of geological time and evolution with their students. It provides background information on South Australian Ediacaran fossil discoveries and their scientific importance.

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Monarto Zoo - Animal Habitats Student Inquiry
Monarto Zoo – Animal Habitats Student Inquiry

This student inquiry examines the features, needs, natural habitats and threats to survival of five different animal species. Students identify how Monarto Zoo has created habitats to cater for the needs of the animals and explore the causes of natural habitat degradation.

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The Spice Trail eBook
The Spice Trail eBook

This eBook guides students through six stations on their visit Adelaide Botanic Garden to investigate great journeys of exploration and learn about the history of spices, their uses and their impact on societies.

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Bound for South Australia Digital iPad Inquiry
Bound for South Australia Digital iPad Inquiry

Students use iPads to engage with the Bound for South Australia exhibition. This digital inquiry explores the concept of migration and examines the conditions people experienced voyaging to Australia between 1836 and the 1950s.

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Exploration Digital iPad Inquiry
Exploration Digital iPad Inquiry

Students use iPads to engage with the First Voyages, Exploring the Southern Coast exhibition as they learn about the Europeans that charted the South Australian coast in the early 19th century, their discoveries and how these contributed to the way Australians live today.

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Fossils Provide Evidence of Evolution -  An online resource
Fossils Provide Evidence of Evolution – An online resource

This web based digital resource for students in Years 5-6 uses an inquiry based approach and aligns with the AC: Science and Geography. Students investigate how fossils discovered in South Australia provide evidence of the ways that animals have evolved, adapted and changed to survive in their environment.

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Aboriginal Bark Paintings of Arnhem Land - eBook
Aboriginal Bark Paintings of Arnhem Land – eBook

This eBook looks at Aboriginal bark paintings of Arnhem Land. Students learn about the history of Aboriginal bark paintings, the techniques used and stories behind them.

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Toys and Games of Traditional Aboriginal Cultures
Toys and Games of Traditional Aboriginal Cultures

This program addresses historical skills and understandings from the early years Australian Curriculum: History. Children participate in a ‘hands on’ session analysing traditional Aboriginal toys and games.

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Scientific Classification
Scientific Classification

This program addresses the year 7 Australian Curriculum: Science, biological strand. It covers the concepts of diversity and evolution.

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Aboriginal Traditional Technologies
Aboriginal Traditional Technologies

Students’ learning is focused on traditional Aboriginal life prior to European contact. Students investigate how Aboriginal people developed technologies to solve problems encountered by everyday life. Australian Curriculum: History years 2/3.

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South Australian Suffragettes web-based inquiry
South Australian Suffragettes web-based inquiry

This is a web-based resource aligned with Years 5, 6 and 9 Australian Curriculum: Civics and Citizenship and History. The South Australian Suffragettes website also provides opportunities for links to the Cross-curriculum priority Sustainability, particularly with regard to the social sustainability of a democracy.

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Bringing Languages to Life
Bringing Languages to Life

This Art Gallery languages program links to the SACE and Australian Curriculum: Languages, Visual Arts and Design. Language learning outside the classroom is supported as students interact with each other and the teacher in French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.

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Sewage Sleuths
Sewage Sleuths

This web-based program engages students with wastewater treatment processes and challenges them to use that knowledge to solve problems in a fictional wastewater plant. Requires interpretation of graphs.

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Career Awareness - Class Groups
Career Awareness – Class Groups

Students learn about the role of zoos, career opportunities in the animal industry, skill development and other learning pathways.

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Zoosnooze Community Groups - Friday Night
Zoosnooze Community Groups – Friday Night

An Adelaide Zoo Zoosnooze includes facilitated education sessions and guided night walks, highlighting important animal and habitat conservation issues.

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Kindy Zoo: Australian Animals
Kindy Zoo: Australian Animals

A 30 minute information session with an education officer about Australian Animals including a close up with a live zoo animal.

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Kindy Zoo: Animals Up Close
Kindy Zoo: Animals Up Close

A 30 minute information session with an education officer about animals needs including a close-up with a live zoo animal.

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Amazing Animal Body Systems: Year 8 Science
Amazing Animal Body Systems: Year 8 Science

A 45 minute introductory session with an education officer about unique animal body system adaptations related to the animal collections at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.

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The Curator's Table
The Curator’s Table

This is a web-based and iPad compatible resource aligned with Years 6 and 9 Australian Curriculum (AC): History. This website provides primary sources that can be used by teachers to engage students in inquiry based learning related to the treatment of German people in South Australia at the time of World War I.

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Australia's Muslim Cameleers Website
Australia’s Muslim Cameleers Website

This program is linked to the Australian Curriculum: History and can support inquiry-based learning for students in Years 4 and 5 and SACE 1 History. It can support teachers’ professional knowledge around these histories.

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Immigration: An Overview
Immigration: An Overview

This program looks at key events in South Australian immigration history from 1836 to the present day. It emphasises the concept of cause and effect. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives are highlighted.

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Zoosnooze overnight program: Reception to Year 7
Zoosnooze overnight program: Reception to Year 7

An Adelaide Zoo Zoosnooze includes facilitated education sessions and guided night walks, highlighting important animal and habitat conservation issues.

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Zoo School: Two or Three Day Program Years 4-7
Zoo School: Two or Three Day Program Years 4-7

A two or three day program based in a zoo classroom researching important conservation themes related to threatened species and their habitats.

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Tourism and Adelaide Zoo: Years 8-12
Tourism and Adelaide Zoo: Years 8-12

A 45 minute information session with an education officer to focus on tourism and Zoos SA.

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Threatened Species: Reception to Year 3
Threatened Species: Reception to Year 3

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about threatened species with a focus on Australian animal collections at Adelaide Zoo.

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The Role of Zoos: Secondary
The Role of Zoos: Secondary

A 45 minute introductory session with an education officer about the role of zoos in conservation, education, recreation and research.

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Junior Zoo School: two day program for R-3
Junior Zoo School: two day program for R-3

A two day program where students research important conservation themes related to threatened species and their habitats.

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Habitats: Years 4-7
Habitats: Years 4-7

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about habitats with a focus on animals at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.

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Rainforests: Zoo Focus Day
Rainforests: Zoo Focus Day

A 45 minute introductory session with an education officer about rainforests related to the animal collections at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.

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Food Webs: Years 4-7
Food Webs: Years 4-7

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about food webs with a focus on animals at Adelaide Zoo.

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Habitats and Animal Needs: Reception to Year 3
Habitats and Animal Needs: Reception to Year 3

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about habitats and animal needs with a focus on Australian and Asian animals at Adelaide and Monarto zoos.

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Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Secondary School
Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Secondary School

A 45 minute introductory session with an education officer about ecosystems and biodiversity related to the animal collections at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos

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Classification: Years 4-7
Classification: Years 4-7

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about classification with a focus on animals at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.

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Australian Animals: Reception to Year 3
Australian Animals: Reception to Year 3

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about Australian Animals with a focus on Australian animals at Adelaide Zoo.

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Animal Observation: Years 4-7
Animal Observation: Years 4-7

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about animal observation with a focus on animals at Adelaide Zoo.

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SA Water Online Resources
SA Water Online Resources

Use your electronic whiteboard or students’ hand-held devices to solve interactive water puzzles and problems. SA Water has educational apps available from the iTunes or Google Play stores.

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Changing Worlds: A South Australian Story website
Changing Worlds: A South Australian Story website

The content in Changing Worlds: A South Australian story provides teachers and students with the means to develop historical inquiries about the colonisation/invasion of South Australia.

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Careers at the Zoo: Secondary School
Careers at the Zoo: Secondary School

A 45 minute introductory session with an education officer about careers at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.

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Rainforests: Reception to Year 3
Rainforests: Reception to Year 3

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about South-East Asian rainforests with a focus on animals at Adelaide Zoo.

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Threatened Species: Wild Zoo Day - Years 4-7
Threatened Species: Wild Zoo Day – Years 4-7

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about threatened species with a focus on Australian and South-East Asian animals at Adelaide Zoo.

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Animal Features: Reception to Year 3
Animal Features: Reception to Year 3

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about animal features with a focus on Australian animal collections at Adelaide Zoo.

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Adaptation: Years 4-7
Adaptation: Years 4-7

A 45 minute information session with an education officer about animal adaptations with a focus on animals at Adelaide Zoo.

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Wrecked
Wrecked

This program uses the analysis of sources to gain an understanding of how people lived in the past. Discover the techniques marine archaeologists use to explore and uncover mysteries of the deep.

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Dolphin Discovery
Dolphin Discovery

This program explores the scientific concepts of responsibility, conservation, environment, habitat and living things. Students think critically and ethically about how their actions affect the marine environment.

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Dolphin Detectives
Dolphin Detectives

This program explores the scientific concepts of responsibility, conservation, environment, habitat and living things. Students think critically and ethically about how their actions affect the marine environment.

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Day at the Port
Day at the Port

The historic Port Adelaide precinct and Maritime Museum offer a rich learning environment for students to explore, discover and make connections through authentic learning experiences. Engage in a variety of experiences to support learning outcomes identified in the Australian Curriculum.

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Biodiversity at Sea
Biodiversity at Sea

This program introduces the eight coastal bio-regions of South Australia. Learn about our unique marine environment and how the features and adaptations of animals enable them to survive.

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Observing Animals
Observing Animals

This program addresses the Australian Curriculum Biological Understanding for year 3. Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features.

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Life Cycles: Years 4-7
Life Cycles: Years 4-7

This program addresses the year 4 Biological Science Understandings; living things have life cycles and depend on each other and their environment to survive.

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Museum Safari
Museum Safari

This program addresses the Australian Curriculum Biological Science Understandings for year 1. Living things have a variety of external features and they live in different places where their needs are met.

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Exploring Egypt
Exploring Egypt

This program addresses the year 7 Australian History Curriculum. It provides teachers and students with materials to support in depth study on the Mediterranean society of ancient Egypt.

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Biodiversity Babies
Biodiversity Babies

This program addresses the Australian Curriculum Biological Science Understandings for year 2. Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves and exploring life stages in animals.

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Mawson and Minerals
Mawson and Minerals

Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 investigate displays about Mawson and ‘Changes to Earth’ in the Australian Curriculum: Science. ie. sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks.

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Digging up the Past
Digging up the Past

This program aims to develop historical understandings and geography skills as identified in the Australian Curriculum. Examine artefacts from a local archaeological dig to discover how people lived in the past.

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Life Onboard
Life Onboard

This learning experience makes links to the Australian Curriculum: History. Exploring the historical concepts of significance, evidence, continuity and change and empathy. A strong focus on historical skills, including questions and research, analysis and use of sources, perspectives and interpretations.

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Aboriginal Culture - Colliding Worlds
Aboriginal Culture – Colliding Worlds

The Colliding World program highlights what life was like for Aboriginal people before and after the arrival of Europeans.

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Junior Keeper
Junior Keeper

Go behind the scenes and experience the zoo hands-on through the eyes of the keepers and the various roles and responsibilities involved in managing animals. Activities may vary.

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Ranger
Ranger

Where are they? What are they doing? Does behaviour change over time? Using various animal species, learn and practice a range of monitoring techniques.

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Tourism and Sustainable Development
Tourism and Sustainable Development

This learning experience makes links to Geography and Business outcomes as negotiated for students and teachers.

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Conservation Leadership
Conservation Leadership

This program makes links to Geography, Health and Science outcomes as negotiated.

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Animal Tales
Animal Tales

This program makes links to English and literacy outcomes and builds ethical understandings and social capacity for both students and teachers.

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Biodiversity: Investigating Ecosystems
Biodiversity: Investigating Ecosystems

This program addresses the year 9 Science Understanding that ecosystems consist of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic components of the environment.

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Changing Worlds: A South Australian Story at the Art Gallery of SA
Changing Worlds: A South Australian Story at the Art Gallery of SA

This learning program connects to the Australian Curriculum: History by viewing works of art as primary sources, which provide students opportunities to develop historical understandings.

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Explorers
Explorers

This program focuses on the early European explorers that charted the southern coast of Australia in the early 19th century. View our exhibition, First Voyages, Exploring the Southern Coast and enjoy your 30 minute facilitated workshop.

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What's the Story: eBook
What’s the Story: eBook

Students are able to use the iBook as a means for a self-paced exploration of the complexities of sentencing and decision-making in a court room environment.

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Planet Keeper Day Program: Reception to Year 10
Planet Keeper Day Program: Reception to Year 10

The Planet Keeper program includes a 45 minute facilitated session. Students focus on their chosen animal, meet a zoo keeper and go behind the scenes to see how animals are cared for.

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Threatened Species and Conservation: Years 8-12
Threatened Species and Conservation: Years 8-12

Zoo focus days begin with a 45 minute information session with an education officer, which introduces students to animal and habitat conservation and the role of zoos in saving species from extinction.

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20th and 21st Century Immigration
20th and 21st Century Immigration

This program looks at key events in South Australian immigration history since Federation. It emphasizes the concept of cause and effect. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives are highlighted.

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Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools
Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools

Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools is a program that creates and supports long-term partnerships between teachers and scientists or mathematicians. Partnerships are flexible to allow for a style and level of involvement that suits each participant.

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CREST (CREativity in Science and Technology) Awards
CREST (CREativity in Science and Technology) Awards

Engage your students with open-ended science investigations and technology projects through the CREST (CREativity in Science and Technology) awards.

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Biodiversity: Living Things
Biodiversity: Living Things

This biodiversity program highlights that living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment.

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Adaptation and Evolution: Secondary
Adaptation and Evolution: Secondary

A 45 minute information session with an education officer on adaptation and evolution with a focus on the animal collections at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.

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