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20130311 - Australian Giants from the Past - 11 March 2013 - 10:00 - Stream 1

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Australian Giants from the Past


Classifications: Enabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Australian Museum



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Date: 11 March 2013

Start Time: 10:00

End Time: 10:45

Duration: 45mins

Closing Date: Bookings Close 4-Mar-13

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 4

Non-DEC Positions: 2

Price: $88.00 incl GST

KLA Syllabus: Primary

KLA Stage/s: Stage 3

KLA Year/s: Year 5,Year 6

Key Learning Area/s: English,Science and Technology

KLA Topic/s: Investigating Scientically,Reading,Talking and Listening,The Natural Envirnonment

KLA Keyword/s: Ancient Lands, Dinosaurs, Megafauna


Event Overview: Giant animals from dinosaurs to megafauna have roamed the Australian continent at different times. Find out about some of these Australian giants. Look at fossils and learn what they tell us about these extraordinary animals. Life sized reproductions and models will help us visualise life in the past.

Meet some of Australia��s ancient animals including our biggest and our most vicious predator. Discover how Palaeontologists study fossils and compare them with some living relatives.

The Video conference will look at ancient animals and how palaeontologists learn more about them. There will also be information on the different theories of extinction.

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