TESEP PD Workshop: RocksExpo 2-PD – INTRODUCING OUR DYNAMIC PLANET @ PACKENHAM
RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet: Rocks (the Rock Kit Teaching Pack) & Plate Tectonics
This PD is two for one!
- Rocks (and how to use the TESEP rock kit) plus
- Plate Tectonics
The RocksExpo experience includes–
1. Incursions – classroom lessons with students and teachers.
2. PD workshops – After-school professional development workshops for teachers (1- to 2-PD sessions @ $25 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 (to be run once a year at host schools).
7. Excursions – possible local trip to field outcrops, mine sites, minerals museums etc.
Presenter: Philip Sansom, Tas coordinator for TESEP, is an experienced school teachers who has also worked in industry. His work in several states gives him local/regional rock stories to share.
Location: Packenham SC, 1020 Princes Hwy, Packenham
Meeting Room: Science Lab B2 (attendees, please report to front office)
Date: Tue 8 November 2022,
3:30pm – 4:45pm Rocks
4:45pm – 5:00pm Supper
5:00 – 6:45pm Plate Tectonics
School Facilitator: Adrian Lim