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Resource List

  • 1250 Class Diesel: No. 1262 (746 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet

    Fact sheet about the steam engine, 1250 Class Diesel: No. 1262
  • 2000 Class Railmotors2000 Class Railmotors (78 KB) pdf document iconActivity sheet

    Imagine taking your first trip on the first two car 2000 Class Railmotor in 1956.
  • 2000 Class Railmotors (505 KB) pdf document iconFact Sheet

    Fact sheet about the steam engine, 2000 Class Railmotors
  • A Fossil Community (55 KB) pdf document iconStudent worksheet; Teacher notes

    This is one of the educational resources from Queensland Museum’s online learning resource, Dinosaurs, Climate Change and Biodiversity. The aim is to infer from fossils, the changes in populations and habitats over time. Changes over time at the Mt Etna site, near Rockhampton, are examined.
  • A Teachers Guide to The Workshops Rail Museum (3639 KB) pdf document iconA pictorial guide providing teachers with an overview of the different Museum zones and offers items of note to point out to students and possible discussion questions.
  • AdaptationsAdaptations Teaching Unit (1336 KB) pdf document icon[Australian Curriculum] Teacher Notes and Student worksheets, units and lesson plans
    This unit focuses on the adaptations of organisms and is linked to the Australian Science Curriculum. It covers a term teaching unit with lesson plans, student worksheets, and assessment instruments.
  • Additional support materials for QM Loans kits (78 KB) pdf document iconCurriculum-related support materials for QM Loans learning resource kits
  • Akul (Mussel Shells): As told by Aunty Sarah5 of 11 Listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories relating to Queensland specimens such as the mussel shell, boobook owl, dolphin, swamp reeds, and djan’djaries. These stories are about: the turtle, dugong, triggerfish, songs, missions, and shadowboxes.
  • Animal survival (509 KB) pdf document iconStudent worksheets
    An outline for analysing and researching how animals survive on Stradbroke Island. These sheets consider issues for survival and can be used with the Sun Sand Salt and Survival kits available from Queensland Museum Loans.
  • Sustainable environmentsAnimal survival on Stradbroke Island (578 KB) pdf document iconTeacher's notes
    A study of how some of the animals found on Stradbroke Island survive their environment. This activity uses the specimens in the Sun Sand Salt and Survival kits available for borrowing from QM loans.
  • Sustainable environmentsAnimal Survivor - Student notes (410 KB) pdf document iconStudent's notes
    Students analyse an animal to relate its features to its survival success in the current environmental conditions. Students then make predictions about how the animal may survive if conditions were to change. Finally, students suggest some features of the animal that may make it better equipped to survive in its habitat.
  • Sustainable environmentsAnimal Survivor - Teacher notes (1645 KB) pdf document iconTeacher's notes
    Teacher’s notes to guiding students to relate an animal’s features to its survival success in the current environmental conditions. Students then make predictions about how the animal may survive if conditions were to change. Finally, students suggest some features of the animal that may make it better equipped to survive in its habitat.
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