Dinosaurs don’t roar

Facilitated

Dates

Monday to Friday at 10.00am and 12:30pm.

Primary/Secondary
Primary
Curriculum
Science
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 palaeontologists 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

Skills development

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

Pre-primary

Science

  • Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE013)
  • Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS014)
  • Participate in guided investigations and make observations using the senses (ACSIS011)

Year 1

Science

  • Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE021)
  • Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS024)
  • Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions (ACSIS025)

Year 2

Science

  • Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE034)
  • Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS037)