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Years 7 to 10

Join our inquiry-based learning programs to dig down into the more complex aspects of adaptation, classification, process of threat and biodiversity.

Programs cost $13.75 per student, GST exempt.

Numbat at Perth Zoo
The Danger Games

(Years 7-10)

Students explore threatening processes and their effects on Western Australia’s native species through an interactive game where they are the decision makers. Which species will survive and why? How can students change the game to improve the chances of survival for all species?

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


 

Animal Adaptations

(Years 7-10)

After discovering the amazing ways some animals have adapted to their environments around the world, students are challenged to create a new species that exhibits ideal adaptations for survival in future Perth [2100 AD]. The speed and consequences of human-induced change is discussed and we explore what actions students can take to reduce impacts.

Curriculum Links
Science Inquiry Skills | Science Understanding (Biological Sciences)
Geographical Knowledge and Understanding 
Geographical Inquiry and Skills


 

Goliath Stick Insect at Perth Zoo
Fantastic Beasts & How to Name Them

(Year 7)

Hierarchical systems and naming conventions are used to discover more about a selection of fantastic beasts. Students investigate why classification is an essential tool for animal conservation highlighted through a variety of practical and interactive examples.

Curriculum Links
Science Understanding (Biological Sciences)


 

Teaming with wildlife - Perth Zoo education experience
Teaming with Wildlife

(Years 7 to 10)

Duration: 1.5 hours
**$16.75 per person

A unique and fun way to strengthen leadership, confidence and teamwork with your students in a safe and inspiring environment. Students to get to know each other through a shared series of challenges focusing on confidence, communication, cooperation, problem solving, decision-making and – of course – conservation.

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.