Immerse your students in a spectacular experience ‘designed by bugs, for humans’. Visit Bug Lab in combination with IMAX and a Melbourne Museum education program for a full day in the world of bugs.
Students learn about how daily life has changed for Aboriginal children and their families.
Journey back in time, 600 million years ago, and discover Victoria’s amazing past through the fossil record.
Take part in this unique opportunity and chat with a museum scientist currently undertaking ground-breaking research off the Australian coast.
Students learn about the diversity and longevity of Australia’s First Peoples and the significance of place to their culture and identity.
Make a 60 second movie to communicate science using the 600 Million Years: Victoria evolves exhibition.
In the Melbourne Story exhibition
Students consider how historical narratives are constructed from the material remains of past societies.
Students learn about the diversity and longevity of Australia’s First Peoples and the impact of colonisation on their daily life and culture.
Uncover live insects and explore over 100 types of bugs and spiders from the museum’s collection in this exhibition.
An interactive program for students to learn about insects and bugs.
Students learn about the diversity of Victoria’s First Peoples as the longest continuous culture in the history of the world.
Students investigate the varied fates of some of Melbourne’s citizens through an examination of the things they left behind.
Examine the mechanisms of evolution, the importance of genetic variation and how DNA is used to study evolution.
Students learn about the diversity of Victoria’s First Peoples and how they have fought for their country and their rights.
Discover the amazing world of dinosaurs and become a junior palaeontologist.
Walk among the skeletons of amazing animals from the past – dinosaurs, flying reptiles and megafauna.
An introduction to First Peoples' relationship with the land, traditional foods, tools and technologies in the Milarri Garden.
Discover how Earth formed, how earthquakes and volcanoes occur, and see amazing rocks and minerals from Museums Victoria’s collection.
Take a journey through a living gallery to discover stories about environments and change in Victoria's tall forests.
Self-directed trails for learning in First Peoples.
In the Melbourne Story exhibition
Some things change, some things stay the same. Children’s toys are a primary source for learning about the history of Melbourne.
Children interact with a range of objects to learn more about nature, history, culture, collecting and family.
Extend your experience of the First Peoples exhibition with these resources for the classroom.
Students can better understand the significance of WWI by following this trail, with stories of ordinary people living in extraordinary times.
Working life in Melbourne's past
Using objects and images this program explores the changing nature of work in Victoria since the settlement of Melbourne.
Students learn about the complexity and diversity of Australia’s First Peoples and reflect on their own cultural practices.
Journey under Victoria’s seas to discover hidden and unfamiliar worlds which are spectacular, diverse, unique and vulnerable.
Students can encounter the people, places and events that have made Melbourne the city it is today.
Children learn about Melbourne’s history through a story about a little girl and her family toy box.
Students research sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks using the Dynamic Earth exhibition and create short documentaries to communicate their findings.
What do we understand about how the human body works?
Explore the functions of the human body and how breakthroughs in medical science have changed our beliefs and understandings through time.
Top Designs forums support VCE students and teachers with advice, insights and inspiration from the VCAA, outstanding design industry professionals, and Top Designs’ exhibitors.
Top Designs talks support VCE students and teachers of Visual Communication Design and Product Design & Technology with advice and insight from a representative of the VCAA.
An online forum for students studying Systems Engineering, Product Design and Technology and Media featuring industry experts. An online talk for students studying Visual Communication Design with the State Reviewer.
Exhibitors from Top Designs in 2016 are interviewed about their folios and subjects areas, and share handy hints for Year 11 and 12 students for the 2017 program.
Resources to engage students in deeper gallery learning, covering a range of investigative topics from the VCE study design.
Explore an amazing array of mammals, birds and reptiles from around the world.