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Gondwana Garden - Stage 3

Bring dinosaurs and plants live into your classroom in this thrilling experience for your students.


Stage 3


45 minutes


$100 per class (up to 30 students). Free to schools or classes registered as having special learning needs, remote or rural schools or special needs childrens’ organisations on the NSW ACNC register
Gondwana Garden virtual excursions available 28 June. Book through our link below.

Go back in time to when Australia was part of Gondwana 165 million years ago and discover dinosaur environments. Have the opportunity to use interactive technology from The Jurassic Garden App during the virtual excursion to bring dinosaurs live into your classroom. Learn fascinating facts about the ancient Wollemi Pine, giant Cycads and the plants of these ancient times.

Excursion key themes:

  • The life of dinosaurs and the plants around them
  • Plants and virtual dinosaurs close-up
  • Life cycles of ancient plants and their modern relatives

Students will...

  • Recognise some structural features of dinosaurs and plants that help them survive in their environment  
  • Understand the physical conditions of ancient and modern environments 
  • Experience dinosaurs virtually coming to life 


describe some physical conditions of the environment and how these affect the growth and survival of living things


Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment


The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment

  • We look forward to welcoming you and your students to a virtual excursion.
  • Schools will connect to our virtual excursions with H.323 compliant video conferencing equipment which is available in all NSW Education Department schools. Check with your IT expert if your school has the correct equipment.
  • The majority of our virtual excursions are offered through the DART Connections website. Contact us if you would like a different time for your topic:
  • Run a test call before your virtual excursion to trouble shoot any technical issues and familiarise yourself with the equipment.
  • We will soon have the capability to offer virtual excursions to schools or organisations that don't have this equipment.
We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.