Taronga Zoo: Stage 4 to Stage 6

All workshops are available for booking every Tuesday through Friday during the school terms. The duration of each workshop is 45 minutes, with start times varying dependent on location, as indicated below.

Please contact us for further information or to arrange a booking.

To compliment your excursion we offer a free pre and post-visit video conference session with one of our trained Education Officers.

Bookings are made through DART Connections  for NSW state schools.

If you are a non NSW state school, please contact us directly on (02) 9978 4624 or 99784578. To be able to access our session you must have video conference facilities.

Video conference sessions available for Senior Biology programs: The Human Story, Communication, The Evolution of Australian Biota and Maintaining a Balance.  Click here for more information on Zoo Videoconferencing, or go to DART Connections  to make a booking. 

Suitable StageWorkshopLocationStart TimesResource
Stage 4
Stage 5
Animals of the Dreaming - Australia from an Aboriginal perspectiveBackyard to Bush10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm
Not Available
Stage 4
Stage 5
Creature Classification
Classification is made simple with the use of animal artefacts and living mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. (*Includes trail activity)
Education Centre10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm
Available
Stage 4
Stage 5
Role of the Zoo
Modern zoos are involved in conservation, education, research and recreation. Exhibits built today now simulate an animal's natural habitat and include behavioural enrichment opportunities. Students learn about and discuss the geographical and historical changes to Taronga Zoo.
Education Centre10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm
Not Available
Stage 6Classified Information
Stage 6 Preliminary Biology Module
Education Centre10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm
Not Available
Stage 6Evolution of Australian Biota
Stage 6 Preliminary Biology Module
(*Includes trail activity)
Education Centre10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm
Available
Stage 6Maintaining a Balance
Stage 6 HSC Biology Core Module
(*Includes trail activity)
Education Centre10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm
Available
Stage 6Communication
Stage 6 Biology Elective Module
(*Includes trail activity)
Education Centre10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm
Available
Stage 6The Human Story
Stage 6 Biology Elective Module
(*Includes trail activity)
Education Centre10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm
Available
Stage 6It's Zoo Business
Stage 6 Business Studies: Marketing
(*Includes trail activity)
Education Centre10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm
Available