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Orange-bellied Parrot

A 45 minute learning experience with a Zoo educator about ecosystems and biodiversity issues related to animals at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park.

Students participate in a session related to themes in Biological sciences and Geography. Connections are made to the Australian Curriculum; Cross-curriculum priority, Sustainability and General capability, Ethical understandings. Discussions cover interrelated elements of biodiversity; animal genetics, species diversity and ecosystems. The presentation and activities describe the role of Zoos in saving species from extinction providing local and international examples.

Students explore the relationship between human behaviour and threats to ecosystems and biodiversity, challenging them to take personal action to address important conservation issues.

Minimum class size is 20 (under 20, negotiated with GM of Education)

Maximum class size: 30 (up to 3 sessions per day)

Combine this learning experience with a self-directed learning activity on Adaptation.


Year 11 - 12
Adelaide Zoo
Program Type
$15/student (Zoo entry included); $12.00 DfE category 1 to 4 and rural schools. GST Exempt

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About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to connect people with nature and save species from extinction. Zoos SA acknowledges the Country on which we stand always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land and we pay our deepest respect and gratitude to Kaurna (Adelaide Zoo) and Ngarrindjeri (Monarto Safari Park) Elders, past, present and emerging. We undertake critical conservation work throughout Australia and acknowledge the traditional custodians of these lands.

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