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Years 4 to 6

The perfect age to engage kids in the higher concepts around animal adaptations, threat processes, and biodiversity, and the difference they can make.

All programs cost $13.75 per student, GST exempt.

Education experience at Perth Zoo
Love Your Local Wildlife

(Years 4-6)

The south-west of Western Australia is a biodiversity hotspot which needs our protection. Students take on the role of a native species in a high-energy game of survival. They also investigate key threatening processes in the region and how to create fauna-friendly habitats for local wildlife.

Curriculum Links
Science as a Human Endeavour Science Inquiry Skills
Science Understanding (Biological Sciences)
Geographical Knowledge and Understanding


 

Asian Trek at Perth Zoo
Asian Trek

(Years 4-6)

Take a journey through the Asian Rainforest and discover the incredible diversity of life that is found there. Identify the animal adaptations and interactions required to survive in this unique environment.

Curriculum Links
Science as a Human Endeavour Science Inquiry Skills
Science Understanding (Biological Sciences)


 

Student enjoying the African Safari education experience at Perth Zoo
African Safari

(Years 4-6) 

Come on safari and experience the struggle for survival in the African Savannah. Investigate adaptations and strategies to improve an animal’s ability to eat and avoid being eaten.

Curriculum Links
Science as a Human Endeavour Science Inquiry Skills
Science Understanding (Biological Sciences)
Geographical Knowledge and Understanding


 

School students feeding a wallaby with a Perth Zoo keeper
Aussie Adventure

(Years 4-6)

Explore the many unique and well-adapted Australian animals that call the bush their home. Learn how humans and other factors have affected each animal and how scientific discoveries are helping to ensure their long-term survival.

Curriculum Links
Science as a Human Endeavour Science Inquiry Skills /
Science Understanding (Biological Sciences)


 

Close up of a Red Kangaroo in the Australian Bushwalk at Perth Zoo
Discovering Australia: English as an Additional Language

(Suitable for EAL students of all ages)
Duration 45 minutes

Students will discover Australian animals through hands-on activities and learn what makes our animals so unique. Plenty of opportunity for both group discussion and photos.