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Maintaining a Balance Study Day for Senior Biology

Join us at Taronga Education for our exclusive Senior Biology Study Day for ‘Maintaining a Balance'! Attend a lecture presentation with live animals, focusing on specific examples of a variety of Australian animals’ responses to factors such as temperature, water regulation and others. Students will also be offered a special, free ‘Maintaining a Balance’ Seal Show as part of their Zoo excursion.

Call Taronga Education on 02 9978 4624 to make your booking.

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 Centre

10:30am
11:30am
12:30pm

Stage 1 Science : The Bug Garden (Habitats)

Outcomes:  ST1-10LW, ST1-11LW,  ST1-4WS

ST1-5WT

Learning Across the Curriculum: Sustainability, Critical and Creative Thinking

Integrates with: Geography

 Bugs Alive! Identify the invertebrates in a garden at your school and discover if they are a pest or friend. Use microscopes at Taronga to examine the body parts of a range of invertebrates and their predators and then design a way to improve the bug balance in your garden.

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