Excursion Programs

STAGE 1

Traditional music and dance​

This interactive workshop gets your students up and moving as they learn about the traditional creative arts. Students will learn about traditional musical instruments, such as the didgeridoo and clapsticks, and explore the sounds they make. They will also gain an understanding of traditional dance movements and the stories behind them.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
MUS1.1     DAS1.2

PROGRAM RESOURCES

Teacher toolkit
Planning resources
Sydney Zoo map

PLAN YOUR EXCURSION
Children will need appropriate clothing for weather conditions. This could include a raincoat, hat, and sun protection.

Organising teachers please check in with our admissions team upon arrival.

AVAILABILITY
Monday to Friday (during school term)

THEMES
Indigenous perspectives, Music, Dance

Food and fibre

Through live demonstrations and exploring traditional artefacts students will gain an understanding of how plants and animals were sustainably used for food, fibre, tools, weapons, and medicines. 

LEARNING OUTCOMES
ST1-5LW-ST

PROGRAM RESOURCES

Teacher toolkit
Planning resources
Sydney Zoo map

PLAN YOUR EXCURSION
Children will need appropriate clothing for weather conditions. This could include a raincoat, hat, and sun protection.

Organising teachers please check in with our admissions team upon arrival.

AVAILABILITY
Monday to Friday (during school term)

THEMES
Indigenous perspectives, food and fibre

ADDITIONAL COST
This program incurs an additional $2 fee for cost of take-home project materials

Connection to place

Students will be engaged by Aboriginal guides to create a personal connection for themselves and their school as they learn about the responsibility to care for Country wherever they find themselves.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
HT1-2    GE1-1    GE1-2

PROGRAM RESOURCES

Teacher toolkit
Planning resources
Sydney Zoo map

PLAN YOUR EXCURSION
Children will need appropriate clothing for weather conditions. This could include a raincoat, hat, and sun protection.

Organising teachers please check in with our admissions team upon arrival.

AVAILABILITY
Monday to Friday (during school term)

THEMES
History, geography, caring for country

Features of living things: Be a hero for habitat

Take students on a wild adventure in the NEW Features of living things: Hero for Habitat program. Students will learn how to improve environments for things to thrive through a range of hands-on activities and gain a deep understanding of features of living things and their environments throughout the zoo.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
ST1-4LW-S

PROGRAM RESOURCES

Stage 1 teacher toolkit
Stage 1 booklet
Planning resources
Sydney Zoo map

PLAN YOUR EXCURSION
Children will need appropriate clothing for weather conditions. This could include a raincoat, hat, and sun protection.

Organising teachers please check in with our admissions team upon arrival.

AVAILABILITY
Monday to Friday (during school term)

THEMES
Animal features and their environment

we believe that education is a key part of a modern zoo. It promotes awareness and an affinity with animals, ensuring communities value and protect wildlife and habitats around the globe.

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