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Year 1 - 8

Save the Museum

Term 1, Wed to Fri 2018

This programme is set around the scenario of 'a day in the life' of the Museum. Students work as a team to complete five scenarios, demonstrating the different key competencies to ensure success.

Living World: Entomology

Term 3, Mon – Fri, 2017

Taking on the role of a young entomologist, students will learn how scientists at Auckland Museum collect specimens, what equipment they use and how specimens are stored and displayed.

Dinosaurs and Fossils

Term 4, Wed–Fri, 2017, Term 1, Wed-Fri, 2018

Did dinosaurs once live in New Zealand? Join us as junior palaeontologists on a discovery mission to learn about the prehistoric past.

Wonders of the Sea

Term 4, Wed–Fri, 2017, Term 1, Wed-Fri, 2018

Through exploration and investigation in the Weird & Wonderful and Oceans galleries, learn how many oceans there are, where they are located and explore and investigate various forms of sea life.

Insects and Arachnids

Term 4, Wed–Fri, 2017, Term 1, Wed-Fri, 2018

Entomology is the science of insects and arachnids. As junior entomologists, learners get to engage with specimens in the Museum's Entomology collection.

Discover with Us

Term 4, Wed-Fri, 2017, Term 1, Wed-Fri, 2018

This programme gives learners the opportunity to explore a range of natural sciences – palaeontology entomology and marine science – up close.

Art Observational Drawing

Terms 1 and 2, Mon to Fri, 2018

Students have the opportunity to explore Auckland Museum galleries and select objects to inspire their own work and portfolios.

Pou Kanohi New Zealand at War

Term 4, Mon–Fri, 2017, Term 1 - 4, Mon-Fri, 2018

The Pou Kanohi gallery is a place to learn about New Zealand’s unique story of war and reflect on why, 100 years later, it still matters.