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The Voyage of Whale and Calf with Dr. Vanessa Pirotta (Early Stage 1, Stage 1, Stage 2)

Live Event
22
Aug

Join Wildlife Scientist Dr. Vanessa Pirotta to hear the beautiful story of Calf, a newborn humpback whale migrating with his mother along the east coast of Australia to the icy waters of Antarctica.


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

Following a very busy National Science Week and to celebrate and Children’s Book Week, the Australian National Maritime Museum is excited to be joined by Dr. Vanessa Pirotta as she read her beautiful book The Voyage of Whale and Calf.  Dive into the exciting marine world filled with marine creatures and plunge below the surface to learn more about the lives of these magnificent marine mammals!

This session will also include a casual discussion where students will have the opportunity to ask questions using the Q&A feature in Zoom.


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Australian National Maritime Museum


SPECIAL GUESTS:

Dr Vanessa Pirotta is a wildlife scientist and science communicator. Her work is primarily focused on the use of innovative technology for wildlife conservation. Vanessa has travelled the world for humpback whale research, and her most famous research involves the use of drones to collect whale snot!


Event Details

Date & Time

  22-Aug-2023    02:00PM   + Google Calendar  + iCal Export

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform

Zoom

Duration

30 Minutes

Price

Free

Curriculum

Primary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

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

Other KLAs

English » Making meaning through responding and composing

Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Appreciating (Visual Arts)

Presenter Bio

Dr Vanessa Pirotta is a wildlife scientist and science communicator. Her work is primarily focused on the use of innovative technology for wildlife conservation. Vanessa has travelled the world for humpback whale research, and her most famous research involves the use of drones to collect whale snot!

Will This Event Be Recorded?

No - This will only be available at the designated date & time (22-Aug-2023 02:00PM).

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Technology and Materials Requirements

Teachers and Students are encouraged to watch this Zoom live event in their classrooms or while learning from home. This requires a computer with internet connection.

We recommend having a keyboard to type students’ questions into the Q&A, however you will not be needing a camera or microphone because this session is in a webinar format.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Education Team

Phone: (02) 9298 3655

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.sea.museum/learn

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