Queensland Museum kits

Queensland Museum loan schedule

The Queensland Museum provide kits and sets of museum specimens and artefacts to schools, playgroups, kindergartens, home school groups, etc. via the Gympie Library. The kits are designed to engage learners in a classroom.

Bookings for 2019 are now being taken.

The seven kits available for semester 2 (terms 3 and 4) are:

  • World War 1
    The making of the modern world (Year 9 HISTORY) QCAA: World War I: Anzac legend. The focus of this QM Loans kit is on Queensland experiences during the war including groups who opposed conscription, the first and second referenda on conscription and the division within the Labor Party over the issue, the treatment of people of German descent, and the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • Democracy
    Why and how did Australia become a nation? How did Australian society change throughout the twentieth century? (Year 6 HISTORY ACHASSK0134 | ACHASSK0135)

  • School History
    (How has family life changed or remained the same over time? (Year 1 HISTORY ACHASSK030)
    How have changes in technology shaped our daily life? (Year 2 HISTORY ACHASSK046))

  • Multicultural hats
    Daily and seasonal changes in our environment, including the weather, affect everyday life. (Prep EARTH & SPACE ACSSU004)
    What are the different features of places? (Year 1 GEOGRAPHY ACHASSK032)
    How and why are places similar and different? (Year 3 GEOGRAPHY ACHASSK068)

  • Coral reef habitat
    Living things, including plants and animals, depend on each other and the environment to survive. (Year 4 BIOLOGICAL ACSSU073)
    Interactions between organisms, including the effects of human activities, can be represented by food chains and food webs. (Year 7 BIOLOGICAL ACSSU112)
    Ecosystems consist of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic components of the environment. (Year 9 BIOLOGICAL ACSSU176)

  • Spider and insect homes
    Living things have basic needs, including food and water. (Prep BIOLOGICAL ACSSU002)
     Living things live in different places where their needs are met. (Year 1 BIOLOGICAL ACSSU211)

  • Finding megafauna
    Earth’s surface changes over time as a result of natural processes and human activity. (Year 4 EARTH & SPACE ACSSU075) PC: Beneath our feet and/or QCAA: Being a soil scientist
    The theory of evolution by natural selection explains the diversity of living things and is supported by a range of scientific evidence. (Year 10 BIOLOGICAL ACSSU185)

Contact us  or phone 5481 0859 to secure your booking.