Professional Development Workshop Series in Earth and Environmental Science – Renmark SA

Tuesday 30 July 2024, Renmark   4-PD Rocks/Rock Kit, Plate Tectonics/integrated story, Riding the Climate Rollercoaster  and  Life, Fossils & the 5 Big Extinctions (with Rock Kit Teaching Pack, Plate Tectonics poster, videos & hands-on exercises)

4 X Casual Relief Funds on application (apply p2)

School: St Francis of Assisi College, 260 Twentyfirst St, Renmark SA  

Meeting Room: sign in at front office, get directions to the meeting room

Date: Tuesday 30 July 2024, 1:00pm – 5:00pm                                  Facilitator: Natalie Meuret

Rocks (rock kit teaching pack) (TESEP Rock Kit 3D renders, virtuals, tour of the Plate Tectonics poster (new curriculum year 8 focus) & integrated story – Plate Tectonics 1pm-2pm, Tea Break

Riding the Climate Rollercoaster (climate drivers, ocean-atmosphere interactions, planetary influences, cycles through geologic time) 2:15pm-3:30pm – year 9-12 focus, Tea Break

Fossils & the 5 Big Extinctions (year 10-12 focus) (extinctions & fauna/flora changes related to plate tectonics/climate/volcanic events etc 3:40-5pm – year 9-12 focus

The RocksExpo experience includes– 

1. PD workshops – Professional development workshops for teachers (4-PD sessions @ $55 per attendee for visiting teachers, FREE to host-school teachers).

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

3. Introductory RocksExpo feature How to Use the Rock Kit and Teaching Pack 

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

Presenters: Peter Nisbet and Glen Nash – All TESEP teacher/earth scientists are educators in the stories of Australia’s fossil & Earth history, with experience in the geology of many states of Australia. 

Please email your completed form to TESEP registration:  

Download your registration form here.
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Jul 30 2024


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Date: Jul 30 2024
  • Time: 5:00 am - 9:00 am

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