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The Geoscience Australia Education Centre offers curriculum-linked education programs designed to immerse students in hands-on geoscientific activities. Facilitated by experienced educators, general and custom-made programs are available to suit individual group needs, ensuring the best possible outcome for students.
Program themes may include:
- Natural hazards.
- Rocks and minerals.
- Plate tectonics.
- Geography and mapping.
- History of the Earth, including an outdoor geological ‘TimeWalk’.
Geoscience Australia is the home of the National Mineral Collection. The display includes a piece of Moon rock on loan from NASA, that students can actually touch!
Visit our website www.ga.gov.au/education/visit-our-education-centre for further details about bookings and to access to a range of classroom resources, teacher professional development opportunities and information on the work of Geoscience Australia.
Earth science learning resources for primary and secondary levels include teaching guides, student activities and experiments, videos and virtual exhibits.