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Stage 4-5: Connecting to Country

Outcomes: HT2-1, HT2-2, HT2-4, HT2-5

Integrates with: Science and Geography

 

At School

Before coming to the Zoo identify the Aboriginal people from your local area and the language they spoke. Research the many Aboriginal and Torres Strait nations throughout Australia and the similarities and differences. 

 At the Zoo

Explore Taronga’s homage to the traditional owners of this site through the Cammeraigal  interpretation sculptures at the Zoo entrance.

Sydneysiders can now experience Taronga Zoo’s amazing wildlife and harbour views from an entirely new perspective, with the opening of the new treetop high ropes adventure, Wild Ropes.
Christmas came early today for Taronga Zoo’s Chimpanzees, who discovered some gift-wrapped food treats and other tasty decorations in their exhibit.
Taronga’s hippo keepers tried out some new enrichment feeders for our two adorable Pygmy Hippos, Fergus and Kambiri, this week.
Taronga’s successful Little Penguin breeding program has had 8 penguin chicks hatch this season.

Stage 6 Business Studies: It's Zoo Business

Taronga Zoo is home to over 3700 animals representing 348 species/sub-species. The Zoo business resource and related workshop is linked to the NSW School Curriculum and has been developed in consultation with Department of Education and Training Curriculum Coordinators and NSW School Teachers. It is a comprehensive kit of information and activities designed to ensure maximum benefit to you during your excursion to Taronga Zoo.

 

 

 

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