Biodiversity of Vertebrate Animals

Biodiversity of Vertebrate Animals

Examine and classify real specimens and discover how vertebrate animals have adapted to a variety of habitats and assess human impacts on vertebrate biodiversity. 

Curriculum links: assess human impacts on biodiversity, and identify ways of preserving biodiversity; investigate the characteristics of living things, and classify diverse organisms according to specific characteristics; demonstrate an understanding of biodiversity, its contributions to the stability of natural systems, and its benefits to humans.

Do not combine with the topic Biodiversity or Prehistoric Biodiversity due to similar content.

Previously called Discovering Vertebrates

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Maximum 70 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time

Availability subject to change.


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Daily Schedule
Day From   To
Monday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
  The following dates and times are not available
Day       From   To    
Monday   July 4, 2016   8:00 am  -  Friday, September 2, 2016 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   August 1, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   August 4, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   August 25, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   September 1, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   September 5, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   September 5, 2016   8:00 am  -  Friday, September 16, 2016 5:00 pm [range]
Thursday   September 22, 2016   9:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Monday   October 10, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   December 23, 2016   8:00 am  -  Monday, December 26, 2016 5:55 pm [range]
Tuesday   December 27, 2016   8:00 am  -  Friday, January 6, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   February 20, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   February 28, 2017   9:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Monday   March 13, 2017   12:00 am  -  Friday, March 17, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Friday   April 14, 2017   12:00 am  -  Monday, April 17, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   May 22, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  

$16.00 /person
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1 adult free
per 10 students


Activity Type : Combined program (Tour & Lab)
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Science
Min / Max : 15 / 70 students + adults


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