Professional Development Workshop Series in Earth and Environmental Science – Hamilton Vic

Earth-Expo 3-PD – Introducing Our Dynamic Planet: Wed 31 July 2024

Rocks (the Rock Kit Teaching Pack & the Integrated Plate Tectonics story), yr 8-9 

Energy and the Energy Transition (all energy types compared, path to Net Zero), yr 9-12 focus (STEM/physics/chemistry crossover)

Riding the Climate Rollercoaster (climate through geologic time, plate tectonics/climate events in Earth’s history/fossil extinctions) yr 9-12 biology/genetics/geography crossover

School: Monivae College, 133 Ballarat Rd, Hamilton Vic

Meeting Room: attendees to go to the front desk to be directed to Meeting Room

Date: Wednesday 31 July 2024, PDs 1:00pm-5:30pm 

School Facilitator: Julie Dohle (a catered lunch will be provided)

The RocksExpo experience includes– 

1. Incursions – classroom lessons with students and teachers.
2. PD workshops – After-school professional development workshops for teachers (3-PD & lunch @ $65 per attendee for visiting teachers, FREE to host-school teachers).

3. Certificate of attendance – A certificate of hours and workshop outcomes will be issued. 

4. FREE rock kit – Host to receive a FREE rock kit and Plate Tectonics poster.

5. Introductory RocksExpo feature How to Use the Rock Kit and Teaching Pack (e.g. how to relate rock kit rocks to rock stories, 3D rendered samples, virtual thin sections and virtual outcrops). 

6. Subsequent RocksExpo topics can be chosen from TESEP’s “The Challenging Earth” series 2

Presenters: Glen Nash is an experienced educator/industry geologist and Peter Nisbet is an experienced secondary Science teacher/geologist. 

Please email your completed form to TESEP registration:  

Download your registration form here.
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Jul 31 2024


1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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  • Timezone: Europe/Berlin
  • Date: Jul 31 2024
  • Time: 5:00 am - 9:30 am

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