Resources

Resources for schools & groups, kids & families and adults.

Includes activities, online learning programs, games, school resources, fact sheets and more. Some learning resources require the Adobe Flash Player which can be downloaded from www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer.

Some of these resources are specific to your museum visit experience. Please be aware that exhibition content may change and some elements of these resources may not apply at the time of your visit. If possible, we recommend a preliminary visit for School or Group visit co-ordinators, to inform your planning.


Resource List

  • Whip Snakes and Marsh Snakes (236 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet

    Brisbane supports a rich snake fauna, with more than 20 different in the suburbs, peripheral bushland and Moreton Bay.
  • Whirly bird (389 KB) pdf document iconHands on Activities - instructions

    Make your own helicopter blades to move through the air. How is this similar to some seeds as they spin from the tree? Have fun discovering the science in our world.
  • Whirly Bird template (75 KB) pdf document iconHands on Activities - template

    Make your own helicopter blades to move through the air. How is this similar to some seeds as they spin from the tree? Have fun discovering the science in our world.
  • Wild BackyardsOnline learning resource

    Listen to stories of backyard wildlife. Engage in biodiversity assessments, insect collection, digital story making and observe wildlife close to home.

    The resource includes the Backyard Explorer booklets for use by school and community groups.
  • Wild State Teacher Resources (477 KB) pdf document iconDiscover and understand why Queensland has unique animals and habitats in the exhibition Wild State at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. This Teacher Resource provides exhibition information, key teaching points, a glossary, curriculum links and exhibition map.
  • Winton TrackwayWinton Dinosaur Trackway (472 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet
    Lark Quarry Environmental Park, about 113 km south-west of Winton in Western Queensland, is the scene of one of the world's most remarkable scientific detective stories.
  • WormsWorms (426 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet
    Worms are not all the same! There are about 23 major groups of animals (phyla) which people refer to as 'worms'.
  • Yun-Gun (Dugong): As told by Aunty Margaret2 of 11 Listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories relating to Queensland specimens. These stories are about: the turtle, dugong, triggerfish, mussel shell, boobook owl, dolphin, swamp reeds, djan’djaries, welcome songs, missions, and shadowboxes.
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