Palaeontology Students take on the role of a palaeontologist. They ask questions, and consider life processes and ecology while examining fossil remains. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira. Students Year levels 4 - 8, maximum 30 students Cost $5 per student for a one-hour session Availability Term 4, Mon to Fri, 2016 Terms 1-4, Mon to Fri, 2017 Venue Auckland Museum Learning Centre New Zealand Curriculum Levels 2 - 4 - Science (Nature of Science: Living World) Related galleries and exhibitions Origins gallery, Te Ao Tūroa gallery, Weird & Wonderful ENQUIRE NOW Investigate New Zealand's pre-historic past Palaeontologists provide much of the knowledge we have about dinosaurs and fossils. Investigate and explore palaeontology and examine some of the specimens palaeontologists have found. Students work collaboratively to learn: what a palaeontologist is and what they do what fossils are and how they are created what fossils can tell us about dinosaurs how we know dinosaurs once lived in New Zealand about Joan Wiffen and her contribution to the discovery of dinosaurs in New Zealand This programme is assisted by LEOTC and funded by the Ministry of Education. Digital resources pond® Are you a member of pond? Auckland Museum's digital resources can be found on pond, the network for learning portal. Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) - Fossils: Digging up the Past Many children have an active interest in fossils, particularly as they relate to dinosaurs. This resource provides the opportunity for children to investigate fossils and how they are made. New Zealand Fossils in 3D Check out current research by scientists at GNS Science studying fossils in the Palaeontology Department.