Come and visit Taronga Zoo's new arrival! Find Out More ▶
The Dinosaurs are back! 31 Oct 2014 - 1 Feb 2015 Find Out More ▶
Securing a shared future for wildlife and people Watch the Video ▶
4 out of 5 species of Rhino are in critical danger Find Out More ▶
For the wildest New Years Eve in town! Find Out More ▶
Daily 9:00 am - 3:30 pm Until Friday 23rd January 2015
Mr Hobbs Sun Bear
A TRAFFIC report released last week confirmed thousands of Asian bears had been illegally traded for body parts between 2000 and 2011.

Stage 6 Biology: Maintaining a Balance

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 for more information.

Stage 6 Biology: Evolution of Australian Biota

Stage 6 Preliminary Biology Module

Our ‘Evolution of the Australian Biota’ workshops will bring to life many of the outcomes from this unit. Meet animals up close with our fully trained Zoo educators to help your students understand the strategies and adaptations that our native animals display to survive in Australia’s ever changing environment. 

At the Zoo

Bring your class to the zoo and book in to one of our workshops. 

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.

Student Molly Beatson meets Taronga's Yellow-bellied Glider joey, Fergus
Project Yellow-bellied Glider has been a journey of amazing science, leadership, Aboriginal and conservation learning experiences for 150 school students in the Gosford region.