Professional Development Workshop Series in Earth and Environmental Science – Maitland NSW

Earth-Expo 2-PD – Introducing Our Dynamic Planet: Thur 16 May 2024

Rock Kit Teaching Pack & integrated basic Plate Tectonics story (all rock stories behind each rock, 3D renders, virtual thin sections & outcrops) (yr 8 focus) 

Critical Minerals & Renewable Energy/Electric Car (what is a critical mineral /supply-demand/exploring-mining-processing in Aust / batteries & recycling, electric car & renewable energy) (Year 6-12 STEM)

School: Maitland HS, 32 High St, Maitland NSW

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

Date: Thursday 16 May 2024, PDs 3:15pm-5:45pm 

School Facilitator: Scott Parrey (afternoon tea will be provided)

The RocksExpo experience includes– 

1. PD workshops – After-school professional development workshops for teachers (2-PD @ $40 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

Presenter: Phil Gilmore has expertise in geological mapping, the history of the Earth and minerals across Australia. His work in several states gives him many rock stories and samples to share.

Please email your completed form to TESEP registration:  

Download the registration form here.


May 16 2024


3:15 am - 5:45 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/Berlin
  • Date: May 15 - 16 2024
  • Time: 7:15 pm - 9:45 am

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