The Rainforest 

Available at the iconic Melbourne Gardens

The Rainforest (F–6)

Explore the diversity of rainforest plants from Australia and around the world.

Students will experience temperate and tropical rainforest environments, investigate the structure and ecology of a rainforest and be challenged to consider the importance of rainforest conservation.

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Melbourne Gardens

Year level

Foundation to Year 6

Students will

  • Create rainforest creatures using clay and plant materials
  • Discuss rainforest environments structure and ecology
  • Understand the value of rainforests to the wellbeing of people and the planet

Key focuses:

  • Habitats
  • Rainforest structure and ecology
  • Conservation

Curriculum Links

  • Level F-4 Geography and Science
  • Level 5-6 Economics and Business, Geography and Science

Available Times

Morning: 10.15am - 11:45am (1.5 hours)

Afternoon: 12.45pm - 2.15pm (1.5 hours)

Program Cost

$13.50 per student

Meeting Point

Education entrance, Observatory House

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