Join us in our living classroom to discover Australia’s rich natural and cultural heritage. Explore the connections between people, plants, and animals through inquiry based exploration and hands-on learning experiences.
Bookings are essential for all Education programs including self guided programs. Large groups are welcome. Please contact the education office to discuss how we can facilitate your group.
Facilitated program pricing 2014
Daytime, 1 hour - $5.75 per student. Min $75.00
Daytime, 1 ½ - 2 hours - $8.25 per student. Min $112.50
Daytime, 2 ½ - 3 hours - $11.25 per student. Min $150.00
Evening, no supper/supper - $8.25/$9.25 per student. Min $160.00/$180.00
Weekend daytime, 1 hour - $8.50 per student. Min $135.00
Weekend evening, no supper/supper - $11.00/$12.00 per student min $180.00/$200.00
Facilitated program pricing 2015
Daytime, 1 hour - $6.00 per student. Min $80.00
Daytime, 1 ½ - 2 hours - $8.50 per student. Min $150.00
Daytime, 2 ½ - 3 hours - $11.50 per student. Min $155.00
Evening, no supper/supper - $8.50/$9.50 per student. Min $165.00/$185.00
Weekend daytime, 1 hour - $9.00 per student. Min $140.00
Weekend evening, no supper/supper - $11.50/$12.50 per student min $185.00/$205.00
Who lives here?
Preschool - year 3
Explore how Aussie plants and habitats are important for animal survival in this fun 30 minute self-guided childrens' trail on food chains and biodiversity.
Download Who lives here? booklet
Botanical art, or scientific study? Use Top Draw in the classroom and your students will be ready to draw on location in your school garden, your local bush or in the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Can be used as a single lesson or a unit of work.
Download 'Top Draw - drawing Aussie flora
Download 'Top Draw - drawing Aussie flora further design activities
Adaptations of Australian Plants
How have Australian plants adapted to different climates? Visit the Gardens and compare the Rainforest Gully and Mallee Shrublands with your students. Also available as a facilitated program Download 'Rainforest Gully' teacher notes
Download 'Plants of the Mallee Shrublands' teacher