Australian Museum Incursions

The Australian Museum is proud to launch a great series of Incursions.

Lauren showing students some pumice during the Geology Rocks Incursion. Photographer: Karen Player | Rights: © Australian Museum

Incursions provide an opportunity for Australian Museum content to be delivered to students in the classroom. Incursions are available on Thursdays and Fridays from 1 June 2017 to schools, childcare centres, age care facilities and for vacation care centres across Sydney. Incursion costs are $350 for a 60 minute program.

Email incursions@austmus.gov.au for bookings

Choose from four exciting topics for your students.

Fascinating Fossils

Hands on Dinosaur and Fossil specimens for the Facinating Fossils Incursion. Photographer: Karen Player | Rights: © Australian Museum

Australia was home to some amazing Dinosaurs. Step inside the shoes of a palaeontologist to use fossil material to look at Australian Dinosaurs. Look at fossils to learn about life in ancient Australia.

Megafauna Mysteries

Megafauna activity for the January 2015 Scientist for a Day. Photographer: Ashleigh Harrington | Rights: © Australian Museum

Become a palaeontologist and reconstruct Australia’s past using fossil evidence. Compare fossils from extinct Australian Megafauna with bones from their closest modern-day relatives.

Geology Rocks

Specimens and resources available for the Geology Rocks Incursion. Photographer: Karen Player | Rights: © Australian Museum

Explore the dynamic Earth forming processes including plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes and the Earth’s layers through real specimens and experiments.

Minibeasts Magnified

Lauren delivering the Minibeast Magnified Incursion for an outdoor education event. Photographer: Karen Player | Rights: © Australian Museum

Learn how to identify common groups of invertebrates and understand why they are important. Discover how to conduct an invertebrate survey in your school and engage in real science in the environment.

Incursions can be packaged with Museum in a Box or a Video Conference to enrich student learning.