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First Nations – Caring for Sea Country

  13-Oct-2021      10:30AM
Live Event

Join First Nations educators from the Royal Botanic Gardens to learn about traditional conservation practices that First Nations people have undertaken to preserve and protect the precious sea country and coastline that surrounds Australia.

Students will also explore traditional uses of Seaweeds, a natural resource that has had many different uses over thousands of years.

This Virtual Excursion is part of the Project Codium STEM program and Virtual Excursion series

Virtual Excursion Structure

10.30 -11.00am First Nations educators will deliver interactive content on traditional uses of Seaweed and Coastal Conservation practices

11.00 -11.15am Student Q and A time (it would be helpful if your class had 2 or 3 questions prepared so students really drill into what they want to know)

As part of the Project Codium – Saving Seaweeds STEM program students can also join the

To stimulate student thinking and start building an understanding of First Nations Sea Country conservation watch this Acknowledgment of Sea Country HERE

Project Codium students are working together to address the challenge

How might we build community awareness to protect Codium fragile and the intertidal ocean zone in which it lives? 

Student designs will have the opportunity to be part of the “Inside the Tide” exhibition opening at The Calyx, in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney in December 2021

To do a great job of designing and making a Community Awareness solution it is important that students research and understand as much as possible about Seaweeds and seaweed conservation so they can tell the world about them.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Botanic Gardens of Sydney

Event Details

Date & Time

  13-Oct-2021    10:30AM   + Google Calendar  + iCal Export

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Joining The Event

Technology and Materials Requirements

If students are learning from home, they will need – 

Internet connection
Own device with in-built microphone

If you are dialling in from the classroom, you will need – 

A microphone so the presenter can hear the class. Please note that some laptop microphones are difficult to hear, and the positioning of the laptop is important for capturing sound.
A projector or smartboard that allows the students to see the presenter – your classroom smartboard is perfect for this.
Adequate sound volume (usually from your smartboard or external speakers). Laptop speakers are inadequate for your whole classroom to hear the presenter

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Catherine Judd

Phone: 0455666415

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/learn/project-codium

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