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

Earth-Expo 2-PD – Introducing Our Dynamic Planet: Wed 22 May 2024

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: Yass High School, 39 Grampian St, Yass NSW

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

Date: Wednesday 22 May 2024, PDs 3:30pm-6:30pm 

School Facilitator: Scott Anderson (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).

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

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

4. 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). 

5. 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 22 2024


3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/Berlin
  • Date: May 22 2024
  • Time: 7:30 am - 10:30 am

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