Children interact with a range of objects to learn more about nature, history, culture, collecting and family.
Students learn about how daily life has changed for Aboriginal children and their families.
Children learn about Melbourne’s history through a story about a little girl and her family toy box.
Students learn about the diversity and longevity of Australia’s First Peoples and the significance of place to their culture and identity.
Discover the amazing world of dinosaurs and become a junior palaeontologist.
Students learn about the diversity and longevity of Australia’s First Peoples and the impact of colonisation on their daily life and culture.
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 research sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks using the Dynamic Earth exhibition and create short documentaries to communicate their findings.
Students learn about the diversity of Victoria’s First Peoples and how they have fought for their country and their rights.
Resources to engage students in deeper gallery learning, covering a range of investigative topics from the VCE study design.
An introduction to First Peoples' relationship with the land, traditional foods, tools and technologies in the Milarri Garden.
Students can encounter the people, places and events that have made Melbourne the city it is today.
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.
Extend your experience of the First Peoples exhibition with these resources for the classroom.
In the Melbourne Story Exhibition
Students consider how historical narratives are constructed from the material remains of past societies.
Students learn about the complexity and diversity of Australia’s First Peoples and reflect on their own cultural practices.
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, with a particular focus on culture and identity.
Students investigate the varied fates of some of Melbourne’s citizens through an examination of the things they left behind.
Students can better understand the significance of WWI by following this trail, with stories of ordinary people living in extraordinary times.
What do we understand about how the human body works?
Walk among the skeletons of amazing animals from the past – dinosaurs, flying reptiles and megafauna.
Uncover live insects and explore over 100 types of bugs and spiders from the museum’s collection in this exhibition.
Explore the functions of the human body and how breakthroughs in medical science have changed our beliefs and understandings through time.
Journey back in time, 600 million years ago, and discover Victoria’s amazing past through the fossil record.
Discover how Earth formed, how earthquakes and volcanoes occur, and see amazing rocks and minerals from Museum Victoria’s collection.
Explore an amazing array of mammals, birds and reptiles from around the world.
Take a journey through a living gallery to discover stories about environments and change in Victoria's tall forests.
Examine the mechanisms of evolution, the importance of genetic variation and how DNA is used to study evolution.
Journey under Victoria’s seas to discover hidden and unfamiliar worlds which are spectacular, diverse, unique and vulnerable.
Make a 60 second movie to communicate science using the 600 Million Years: Victoria evolves exhibition.
Top Designs showcases outstanding work by Victorian secondary students of design.
Top Designs Forums & Talks support VCE students and teachers with advice, insights and inspiration from the VCAA, outstanding design industry professionals and Top Designs’ Exhibitors.
Exhibitors from Top Designs in 2016 are interviewed about their folios, subjects areas and share handy hints for Year 11 and 12 students for the 2017 Program.