Agents of Discovery - NEW
Suitable for Stage 3, Stage 4 and Stage 5
Bring the features and adaptations of Taronga Zoo's animals to your school grounds using our Taronga Zoo: Highly Classified mission in the Agents of Discovery App. This digital learning resource is an exciting way to consolidate your students' knowledge and understanding of how the adaptations of animals support survival and how we can use observable features to group and classify them. Getting started with Agents of Discovery and our mission is easy and free!
Step 1: Register now to receive your Taronga Zoo: Highly Classified mission resource pack, which includes instructions and a set of printable Image Recognition triggers.
Step 3: Print your IR triggers and place them around your school, classroom or outdoor learning space.
Step 4: Get your students moving! They must actively search for the IR triggers and each one that is scanned in the App unlocks a new learning challenge for them to complete.
Suitable for all stages
Engage with Taronga Zoo’s Conservation Experts like never before, all from the convenience of your classroom! Taronga’s LegacyLIVE series is a new, unique opportunity for students across NSW to use technology to connect with working scientists, learn about critically endangered wildlife and apply Working Scientifically skills through exciting, authentic tasks just like our experts!
Taronga Education has gone Virtual! You can now experience Taronga Zoo Sydney and Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo in an entirely new way.
Join us for two exciting Virtual Reality experiences using Google Expeditions, in your own time, in your own classroom. Guide your students through immersive 360 degree panoramic scenes and dive deeper into Careers in Conservation at Taronga Zoo Sydney, or go wild and head out On Safari at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo! This collaborative partnership with NSW Department of Education STEMshare Community is the perfect precursor to your zoo visit, or a powerful stand-alone educational experience.
Download the Google Expeditions app on your mobile device or tablet, search for Taronga, and get ready to go wild! If you are a NSW Department of Education school, why not book the Primary VR Kit through STEMshare Community? With this kit you will have all the tools required to lead your class on our Expeditions, and even have them create their own immersive VR experiences using Google Tour Creator and the included 360 degree camera. We’ve made ours, now it’s your turn!
Working Scientifically Video
Suitable for Stage 5 and 6
Connect students with the incredible work of Taronga Zoo’s Conservation Scientists through our new Working Scientifically video below.
This video feature scientists working on the frontline of protecting species on the brink of extinction and is designed to connect students with contemporary research, fieldwork and data from our inspirational working scientists.
Ask an expert form
Have a question for a Taronga Zoo Expert? Nothing compares with getting the right facts directly from experts in their field of work. Using our simple Ask a Taronga Zoo Expert form, that important fact you may be missing from your project, crucial point for an assessment, or just a simple curiosity will be answered by the people who specialise in that area here at Taronga Zoo.
Suitable for all stages
Getting to Taronga Zoo is not always possible, but that is no problem. Let us connect with you through Video Conference. All of our curriculum-based workshops can be delivered digitally via VC.
Contact us to arrange an engaging way to connect with Taronga Zoo educators and conservation experts in real time, wherever you are!