Professional Development Workshop Series in Earth and Environmental Science – Upper Coomera Qld

Earth-Expo 3-PD – Introducing Our Dynamic Planet: Wed 15 May 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: Upper Coomera SC, 137 Reserve Rd, Upper Coomera Qld

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

Date: Wednesday 15 May 2024, PDs 12:30pm-3:30pm 

School Facilitator: Ryan Baldwin (BYO lunch, afternoon tea will be provided)

The RocksExpo experience includes– 

1. PD workshops – After-school professional development workshops for teachers (3-PD @ $50 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: Philip Sansom is an experienced teacher and industry educator, with a passion for teaching earth science and local geology. He has many fossil and rock stories to share.

Please email your completed form to TESEP registration:  

Download the registration form here.


May 15 2024


12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/Berlin
  • Date: May 15 2024
  • Time: 4:30 am - 7:30 am

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