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Earth Science Week 2021: Special Event
Earth Science Week offers opportunities to discover more about the Earth and engage in fun programs for your students in the classroom or learning from home. There is a special FREE sessions, you can watch all the sessions until Friday 15 October!
Did you feel the earthquake that shook south eastern Australia? What makes the earth rumble and how do we measure and record earthquakes? Where do they happen and what does this tell us about our planet? Join Geoscience Australia educators in discussing these questions and more in our virtual excursion Earthquake Excitement.
Do you what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur? Have you ever wondered what kinds of dinosaurs are found in Australia? Discover the answers to these questions and why difference places have different fossils.
Join the Australian Age of Dinosaurs for this introduction to Australian Dinosaurs.
Life on Earth
Take a journey back in time to the beginning of the Earth, 4.6 Billion Years ago. We will explore the changes to the earth over time and the evolution of life. How did the 5 Mass extinction events shape the variety of Life on Earth we have today? Join Australian Environmental Education to explore Australian fossil sites and what they tell us about the past.
Working with Water
Water, water everywhere!, investigate water chemistry, learn a ‘magic’ ice trick and more. Participants will explore; sinking and floating and surface tension & pressure. Join Fizzics Education to investigate water’s strange properties in this workshop on nature’s most precious resource.
PD with Geoscience
Join Geoscience Australia for a discussion of how best you can embed earth science into your lessons. The panellists will discuss ways of embedding earth science into your classroom.
This special event is brought to you free of charge, funded by NSW Department of Education, DART Learning and Learning from Home
It is available to all schools, home schools, students, parents and all, Australia wide and beyond.
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Virtual Excursions Australia
On Demand - Limited
Each session is 45 mins
Requirements for this excursion
Teachers must ensure they have a compatible computer or device for the online platform being used to view the Workshop and Show.
Testing and Support
The session will be delivered in a Zoom webinar format
Teachers are to moderate student questions, passing them onto the presenter through the Q&A or chat function.
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Connection Issues and Cancellation
Workshop presenters will strictly adhere to start and finish times. If connection from teachers is later than the time booked in, the finish time will remain the same and session activities will need to be removed or reduced to accommodate this change.
Terms and Conditions
Workshop Bookings and Attendance
Only pre-booked classes can participate in the Live Virtual Workshops and Shows.
Zoom links for Workshops and Shows must only be used for the booked class(es) and not sent to other teachers inside or outside of the school or shared on social media.