Please note: these are unavailable for borrowing in Term 3 and 4.
A series of four themed backpack are available for teachers to borrow and use during a visit to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
These backpacks provide teachers with hands-on, exhibition relevant kits for use within TMAG’s galleries during self-guided class visits. The resources, including activities and objects that can be handled by students, create visual and tactile avenues for teaching. The themes covered in the backpacks are:
- Tasmanian history
- Tasmanian Aboriginal culture
- Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
Whilst the backpacks are an educators’ resource for students of all ages, they are particularly focused for use with primary aged children. The accompanying text resource for each backpack is available as a free download.
- Teacher Backpack - Antarctic and Southern Ocean (PDF, 860 Kb)
- Teacher Backpack - Art (PDF, 1 MB)
- Teacher Backpack - History (PDF, 600 Kb)
- Teacher Backpack - Tasmanian Aboriginal Culture (PDF, 690 Kb)
Bookings are essential
Contact us for further information or to book a Teacher Backpack for your next visit.