Dinosaurs don’t roar

Facilitated

Dates

Weekdays during school term | 10am and 12.30pm

Primary/Secondary
Primary
Curriculum
Science
Science inquiry skills
Science understanding
Environment
Historical knowledge and understanding
Palaeontology
Year Level
Year K – 2
Duration
60 minutes
Cost

$240 per group (up to 32 students)

Learn about our prehistoric history, handle fossils, and follow in the footsteps of dinosaurs.

In this hands-on workshop, students join “Dr Bones” to discover how sedimentation has created fossil remnants of dinosaurs, and handle real and replica fossils from the Museum’s collections.

Student experience

Students will

  • Learn about paleontologists and what they do
  • Discover how sedimentation has created fossils remnants of dinosaurs 
  • Handle real and replica fossils from the Museum collection
  • Determine what fossils can teach us about the prehistoric world
  • Hear the story of the Broome Dinosaur Trackways

Please note that this program does not include entry into the Dinosaurs of Patagonia Exhibition. 

Skills development

This program links to the following strands of the Western Australian Curriculum:

Pre-primary

Science

  • Nature and development of science: Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE013)
  • Questioning and predicting: Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS014)
  • Planning and conducting: Participate in guided investigations and make observations using the senses (ACSIS011)

Year 1

Science

  • Nature and development of science: Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE021)
  • Questioning and predicting: Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS024)
  • Planning and conducting: Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions (ACSIS025)

Year 2

Science

  • Nature and development of science: Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE034)
  • Questioning and predicting: Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS037)