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Turtles – Aboriginal Rangers & STEAM writing (Stage 3, Stage 4, Stage 5, Stage 6, TAFE Students, Teacher)

On Demand

Students will engage with Indigenous Rangers and ask questions about their local scientific work, conservation activities, and technologies used.


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

$50 per school – pays for Ranger programs & online Workbook.

Recording of the live event from 16 March is available on-demand, register & pay and I’ll send it to you.

Aboriginal Rangers throughout Australia present their local conservation, research, wildlife or land maintenance programs, and students document their learnings into the FamilyBookform template page to automatically create published books.

Monthly interactive webinars

Confirmed Rangers: the Nanum Wungthim Land & Sea Rangers (Cape York, QLD) and Nyangumarta Warrarn Rangers (Kimberley, WA) will present 20-30 min each on their turtle monitoring programs, with opportunities for students to ask questions.

Talk with Terrence Yanawana and Denzel Hunter at 80 mile beach in the Kimberley Western Australia as they monitor turtles making nests and laying eggs. See them digging up the nests and counting the hatchlings success. See how they use technology to document data and how & why this data is analysed.

Rangers discuss the ‘How, What, Why’ of scientific inquiry and demonstrate:

Data collection and analysis,
Conservation strategies,
What can we do?

Turtle making nest and laying eggs video. 

Authentic Aboriginal Rangers from all around Australia will present a mix of live talking and original video footage documenting their conservation work, or land/animal monitoring, or seasonal research projects. Plus, rare Indigenous knowledge passed down for thousands of years, cultural stories and art interpretation.

Students engage with Rangers and can ask questions.

Participating schools have access to an online workbook, for teachers to automatically collect students’ learning and art into published digital books, online for 1 year.

Opportunities to showcase books and be in the running for ‘Best Book’ monthly competition with technology and cash prizes, eg; November winner.

 


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? No


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Family Bookform


SPECIAL GUESTS:

There are 150 Aboriginal Ranger groups throughout Australia.

Every month 2-6 different Aboriginal Rangers will present unique STEM content and conservation activities in their community.

We will showcase different Aboriginal Ranger groups, regions, and topics. Suggestions welcome.


Event Details

Event Type

On Demand - Unlimited

Delivery Platform

Zoom

Duration

55 Minutes

Price

$50 per school, paid to the Aboriginal Rangers who present and the online Workbook to collect students’ learning into an automatically formatted collaborative class digital book and PDF to print on demand.

Payment Instructions

Once paid we will send you the recording link asap.

Pay by credit card at the link below, includes $5 booking fee. If you need an invoice please email: [email protected]

https://buy.stripe.com/cN27vuguwbnJ36MfYY

 

Curriculum

Primary, Secondary

Syllabus Outcomes

ENLS5-A - Students express a point of view in relation to the content or presentation of visual texts, media or multimedia ● ENLS7-A - Students develop a point of view in relation to an argument or issue presented in a text ● ENLS-10B - Students explore the effects of different language forms, features and structures for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts, explore the ways in which language forms, features and structures can be used to position the reader ● ENLS13-C - Students appreciate that their own experience shapes responses to texts, identify persuasive language used in texts, use persuasive language to present an opinion or point of view, identify how different texts treat the same subject matter, compare, discuss and justify different interpretations of texts ● ENLS-15D - Students recognise that texts can represent individual or shared views, identify and explain different points of view presented in a range of texts, compose texts to reflect a personal belief or point of view ● ENLS6-11 -

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Science and Tech » Working Scientifically and Design and Production » Physical World

Other KLAs

English » Making meaning through responding and composing » Writing and Representing

HSIE » History » Australian History: Colonials and National (Stage 3 - Year 5 and 6)

Learning Intentions & Success Criteria

STEM:

Learning Intention: We are learning:

how to conduct scientific research and why it’s important,
some of the methods and technologies used for collecting primary-source data,
about data analysis techniques.

Success Criteria: I can:

understand the importance of scientific inquiry and primary-source content,
generate, discuss, and choose interesting questions to investigate,
use technology as a tool to articulate my learning into a collaborative class digital book.

ABORIGINAL STUDIES:

LI: We are learning:

to value Indigenous STEM and conservation knowledge,
to understand the Australian ecosystem, wildlife, and cultures.

SC: I can:

understand the value of Indigenous knowledge, culture, and arts.

Cancellation Policy

If the presentation is canceled, you can move to another presentation or your money will be refunded.

Terms and Conditions

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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.

Internet access and device/s to watch live or recordings.

A 55-minute video presentation by Aboriginal Rangers conducting science, conservation, or research projects all around Australia.

The $50 fee, half is donated to the Ranger group and half for the FamilyBookform Workbook to collect students’ learning into a printable digital book to showcase, gift or sell.

The teacher will receive a Zoom link to log into the recording.

Opportunities for students to interact with Rangers and ask questions during the live webinar session.

The teacher will also receive a link to access the FamilyBookform book-creating dashboard, where you can automatically collect up to 100 students’ content into a collaborative class book to showcase students’ learning on Australia’s Aboriginal & conservation initiatives.

All books are private until shared and published/hosted online for 1 year. Download PDF to print on demand.

Monthly Book Competition.
Judging is done by the FamilyBookform team on every book submitted by the 20th of each month.
Prizes will be paid by the 30th of each month in USD in the US or AUD everywhere else:
$50 Best Collaborative Class Book &
$100 Best Student’s Book (students must be under 18 years old).

We’re a Google for Education Partner and use AWS servers in your country, we comply with all privacy & data storage requirements.

Optional Further Learning

Teachers have access to a FamilyBookform workbook to automatically send a template page to up to 100 students and each student can contribute content to a collaborative class digital book.

Personalised NESA accredited training for teachers and students to use the book-creating technology is available on demand.

Easily create a collaborative class book to showcase students’ learning and share online for 1 year and download PDF to print on demand.

Example collaborative book: Covid-19 & Me. Teachers collected students’ content on how they were affected during the Covid-19 lockdown.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Carey Furze

Phone: +61413608585

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://familybookform.com/

Will This Event Be Recorded?

Yes

Registered schools will receive the recording link 1 day after the event.

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