Explore a prehistoric world now lost to ice. Join us on a 250 million year odyssey from the Permian ice age through the warm and lush Age of Dinosaurs and back again!
Students will discover Antarctica’s profound transformation from the warm and biodiverse Mesozoic to the frozen desert we know today, meeting the amazing and bizarre prehistoric creatures that inhabited Antarctic forests and swamps hundreds of millions of years ago.
From glaciers to Glacialisaurus, join a cast of new-to-science dinosaurs and a team of paleoecologists on a quest to unearth the southern continent’s hidden past.
Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 2 and above. Links closely to the Dinosaur Walk and 600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves exhibitions at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.
Victorian Curriculum Links: Environmental Science, Science Inquiry Skills, Science Understanding (Earth Science), Science as a Human Endeavour, Geography
*The content of this film has been assessed as meeting the Exempt from Classification criteria as defined by the Australian Classification Office