Queensland Museum Kits

The Queensland Museum provides kits to schools, playgroups, kindergartens, and home school groups. The kits include sets of museum pieces for classroom use.

Bookings are essential for the Museum Kits. Please contact Gympie Library on 54810859.

Click on a title to discover more information about the kit, what is in it and how it relates to the school syllabus.

Kits for 2023

Aboriginal Culture, Land #3

HASS: What was the nature and consequence of contact between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and early traders, explorers and settlers? (HISTORY Year 4 ACHASSK086) What are the main natural and human features of Australia? (GEOGRAPHY Year 3 ACHASSK066) How do people influence the human characteristics of places and the management of spaces within them? (GEOGRAPHY Year 5 ACHASSK112) > SCIENCE: Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and community decisions (USE & INFLUENCE Year 5 ACSHE083)

Animal, Homes #9

SCIENCE: Living things have basic needs, including food and water (BIOLOGICAL Year 4 ACSSU002) Living things live in different places where their needs are met (BIOLOGICAL Year 1 ACSSU211) > EARLY YEARS: Environments

Earth's Resources #5

SCIENCE: Earth’s resources are used in a variety of ways (EARTH & SPACE Year 2 ACSSU032) Different materials can be combined for a particular purpose (CHEMICAL Year 2 ACSSU031) > DESIGN & TECHNOLOGIES: Explore how plants and animals are grown for food, clothing and shelter and how food is selected for healthy eating (DESIGN & TECHNOLOGIES Year 2 ACTDEK003) Explore characteristics and properties of materials and components that are used to produce designed solutions (DESIGN & TECHNOLOGIES Year 2 ACTDEK004) - QM Loans Learner Investigation + Teacher Notes. Proudly supported by Project DIG, a partnership between Queensland Museum Network, BHP and BMA.

Japan #3

HASS: How are people connected to their place and other places? (GEOGRAPHY Year 2 ACHASSK050) How do places, people and cultures differ across the world? What are Australia’s global connections between people and places? (GEOGRAPHY Year 6 ACHASSK138 ACHASSK139 ACHASSK141) – QCAA: Comparing G20 countries > EARLY YEARS: Diversity

Notable Queenslanders #6

HASS: What contribution have significant individuals and groups made to the development of Australian society? QM LOANS: Object investigation and teacher notes (HISTORY Year 6 ACHASSK137) What were the significant events and who were the significant people that shaped Australian colonies? (HISTORY Year 5 ACHASSK110) What is the nature of the contribution made by different groups and individuals in the community? (HISTORY Year 3 ACHASSK063)

School History #9

HASS: Why do we make rules? (CIVICS Year 3 ACHASSK071) How has family life changed or remained the same over time? (HISTORY Year 1 ACHASSK030) How have changes in technology shaped our daily life? (HISTORY Year 2 ACHASSK046)

Turtle Life Cycles #6

SCIENCE: Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves (BIOLOGICAL Year 2 ACSSU030) Living things have life cycles (BIOLOGICAL Year 4 ACSSU072). Proudly supported by presenting partner BHP.


Proudly supported by Project DIG, a partnership between QMN, BHP and BMA 


Contact us or phone 5481 0859 to secure your booking.