Scientific Classification

In this program students will explore specimens in the Biodiversity Gallery of the museum to gain a greater understanding of scientific naming and classification of species.

The program covers:

  • the reasons for classification
  • how biological classifications have changed over time and;
  • scientific conventions for naming species.

South Australian Museum

Term 1-4

Level: 7
Area: HASS - History, Science

Type: Program
Cost: Free
Participants: Maximum of 30 students
Duration: 1 hour

School bookings

ALL school visits must be booked in advance.

School visit booking form

(Link to website)

Organising your visit

See the South Australian Museum web site for information on how to support your visit.


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