Professional Learning: Education Hack Workshop

Mon 2 Oct 2017



"Students digging up a dinosaur fossil with excavation tools."

Presented by Museum Hack

Student Engagement and Learning in Cultural Spaces

US-based Museum Hack are running limited professional learning sessions within the WA Museum’s Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous exhibition.

Museum Hack are renowned for leading renegade tours of some of the most inspiring museum spaces in the world. Their unconventional approach provides visitors with unique perspectives, well-researched facts and a lot of fun.

Over two hours Museum Hack's Dustin Growick (from The Dinosaur Show) will take you on a unique journey through the Cretaceous world.

Participants will learn:

  • How to use passionate storytelling to engage with students and aid content retention.
  • How to create dynamic experiences that appeal to a variety of learning styles.
  • How to encourage learning through interactive and inquiry-based activities.
  • …if birds are really dinosaurs??

What you need to know

Date: Monday 2 October

Sessions: Three two-hour sessions are available. Each session is limited to a small number of participants.

Location: Meeting Room 10 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Cost: $30 (participants will receive a 25% class discount to return to Dinosaur Discovery)

Open to educators and public engagement workers targeting grades one to six or age equivalent.

Places are extremely limited. To book contact the Museum on 1300 134 081 or email

Funding provided by the United States Government

Singapore Airlines written in navy below a golden bird shape.


Caption: Students excavating at the Dinosaur Discovery exhibition.

Image courtesy Western Australian Museum

Getting Here

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See offsite events for address details

1300 134 081