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Resource List

  • Rescue Education Kit (8879 KB) pdf document iconEducation Kit to support a visit to Rescue (25 Jul 2015 – 7 Feb 2016) in the Sciencentre at Queensland Museum. The kit includes pre, during and post activities.
  • Rhinoceros BeetleRhinoceros Beetles (284 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet

    One of the most spectacular beetles in Australia is the Rhinoceros Beetle (Xylotrupes ulysses).
  • Rhoetosaurus - A Queensland DinosaurRhoetosaurus: A Queensland Dinosaur (231 KB) pdf document iconFact sheet

    One of Australia's largest dinosaurs was Rhoetosaurus brownei, a giant plant-eater that lived in Queensland about 190 million years ago, during the Lower Jurassic Period (Toarcian Stage).
  • Rodents (271 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet
    Australia is commonly thought of as a land of marsupials. However, it also supports a rich diversity of indigenous
    rodents. All Australian rodents belong to the family Muridae (rats and mice).
  • MazeSanta Maze (743 KB) pdf document iconActivity Sheet

    Help Santa find his way to The Workshops Rail Museum in time for Christmas.
  • Santas SleighSanta's Sleigh (948 KB) pdf document iconActivity Sheet

    Draw a picture of how you would like your Santa's Sleigh to look.
  • Sciencentre Curriculum Yr 4-6 Term 1 (107 KB) pdf document iconAn overview of links to the Australian National Science Curriculum relevant to the current exhibitions and programs in the Sciencentre, Term 1 2017.
  • Sciencentre Curriculum Yr P-3 Term 1 (103 KB) pdf document iconAn overview of links to the Australian National Science Curriculum relevant to the current exhibitions and programs in the Sciencentre, Term 1 2017.
  • Scorpions (245 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet
    Scorpions inspire fear and loathing because they can sting and some overseas species are deadly. However, while some Australian scorpions can inflict painful stings, there are no recorded deaths or severe reactions in Australia.
  • Seafaring Activities and Fact Sheets (1336 KB) pdf document iconThe Pandora Story and practical activities about seafaring in the 18th Century.
  • Shadowboxes: As told by Alex Bond11 of 11 Listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories about Queensland specimens such as the mussel shell, boobook owl, dolphin, swamp reeds, and djan’djaries.
  • Shapes Numbers Trail Prep (1208 KB) pdf document iconThis worksheet provides an opportunity for Prep students to follow a trail that visits most parts of the Museum. The trail is based on shapes and numbers where students are required to search for shapes within the buildings, locomotives, carriages and goods wagons, and complete number and counting related activities about these items.
  • Simple Machines – Year 7 Science, Technologies and English Program – Student Workbook (2071 KB) pdf document iconBy examining photographs and objects, and visiting the Museum, students will investigate a number of simple and compound machines in order to develop their understanding of how these machines work, the forces involved, and their functions in daily life.
  • Simple Machines – Year 7 Science, Technologies and English Program – Teacher Guide (806 KB) pdf document iconBy examining photographs and objects, and visiting the Museum, students will investigate a number of simple and compound machines in order to develop their understanding of how these machines work, the forces involved, and their functions in daily life.
  • Simple MachinesSimple Machines Push and Pull Trail (764 KB) pdf document iconActivity sheet

    This activity trail provides an opportunity for students to follow an established route through a large portion of the Museum and learn about Simple Machines.
  • Simple Machines Scavenger Hunt - Year 4 Science Trail (2071 KB) pdf document iconStudents will search for different types of simple machines within the buildings, locomotives, carriages and wagons in the Museum, and complete activities relating to these objects.
  • SkullsSkulls - How We Eat (52 KB) pdf document iconTeacher Notes and Student worksheets
    This handout complements the How We Eat kit that can be borrowed from Queensland Museum Loans. It contains a collection of bird and mammal skulls. The shape and characteristics of the skulls, teeth and beaks are related to the diet of the organism. The Skulls Kit Teacher and Student notes can be used with this resource.
  • SkullsSkulls - How We Survive (55 KB) pdf document iconTeacher Notes and Student worksheets
    This handout complements the How We Survive kit that can be borrowed from Queensland Museum Loans. It contains a collection of bird, mammal and reptile skulls. The shape and characteristics of the skulls, teeth and beaks are related to the diet and habitat of the organism. The Skulls Kit Teacher and Student notes can be used with this resource.
  • SkullsSkulls - Queensland Birds (54 KB) pdf document iconTeacher Notes and Student worksheets
    This handout complements the Skulls: Queensland Birds kit that can be borrowed from Queensland Museum Loans. It contains a collection of bird skulls. The shape of the skull and beak is related to the diet and habitat of the organism. The Skulls Kit Teacher and Student notes can be used with this resource.
  • SkullsSkulls - Queensland Mammals (53 KB) pdf document iconTeacher Notes and Student worksheets
    This handout complements the Skulls: Queensland Mammals kit that can be borrowed from Queensland Museum Loans. It contains a collection of mammal skulls. The shape of the skull and teeth is related to the diet and habitat of the organism. The Skulls Kit Teacher and Student notes can be used with this resource.
  • SkullsSkulls Kits - Teacher and Student Notes (53 KB) pdf document iconTeacher Notes and Student worksheets
    This resource includes teacher notes and suggested activities for student investigations. These complement the Skulls Kits which can be borrowed from Queensland Museum Loans. The five kit types are: What we eat; How we survive; Skulls: Queensland Birds; Skulls: Queensland: Mammals; and Skulls: Queensland Pests.
  • Spider HabitatThe Spider Habitat Game

    Many spiders live and wander around your house and garden. Do you know where to find them? In this game you are required to find 12 common spiders.

  • Squawks in the Night: Nocturnal Animals (5522 KB) ppt document iconAn Early Years teaching slideshow about nocturnal living things and how changes in the sky impact on the behaviour of living things. The content is intended to help deliver aspects of the Australian Curriculum: Biological Sciences – Year 1.
  • Steam Locomotive (172 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet

    Diagram of a Steam Locomotive
  • MazeSteam Train Maze (574 KB) pdf document iconActivity Sheet

    Help the Steam Train to get from the Roma Street Station to The Workshops Rail Museum.
  • Stick and leaf insectsStick and leaf insects (285 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet

    Stick and leaf insects, scientifically known as phasmids, are among the largest insects in the world.
  • Stone ArtefactsStone Artefacts (349 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet
    Aboriginal groups across Australia have manufactured and used a range of stone artefacts.
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