Ignite a love for science in your classroom with I DIG Discovery, a free self-paced online program for teachers and students in years 4-6.
Spark curiosity in your classroom with digital learning resources and experiences that connect students with real Queensland Museum Network collections and research. Explore ancient Queensland, interact with real museum specimens and get up close with giant extinct megafauna that roamed ancient Queensland.
New Loan Kits powered by Project DIG focus on connecting Queensland students with knowledge and ideas about the global relevance of earth sciences – igniting imaginations, and engaging the curious minds of tomorrow’s innovators, experts and leaders.
Active Earth supports the Year 6 Earth and Space Sciences curriculum with objects and equipment for hands on team investigations into earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Learners can explore how these major geological events change Earth’s surface, which a key foundation for the Year 9 science curriculum.
The Fossils, Minerals and Rocks Loan Kit adopts a learner-lead model that blends year 4 curriculum content and STEM skills into fun team investigations.
Learners work in teams on a series of challenges to conquer the quartz quest, solve the concretion conundrum and unlock the igneous key. Groups collect data, record observations, and draw conclusions based on evidence and build understanding about how the Earth’s surface changes over time in line with Australian curriculum outcomes.
Year 8 science specialists can easily adapt team tasks to gauge prior knowledge or for revision to scaffold higher learning, with igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks all covered in this kit.