Loxton SA: Professional Development Workshop Series in Earth and Environmental Science

Tue 5 March 2024, 1:45pm-7:15pm 5-short primary-oriented PDs

Rocks (Rock Kit Teaching Pack, Plate Tectonics poster exercise)

Water Cycle & Wet Rocks (artesian water, porous rock exercise)

Our Place in Space (incl. Mars-Earth landform & other exercises)

Critical Minerals & Renewable Energy – electric car/recycling 

Local Fossils & Explorer Box Exercise for SA (local geology of the region, sponge cake exercise, explorer box, videos) 

Host School: Loxton Lutheran School, 6 Luther Rd, Loxton SA   

Meeting Room: go to front desk to be directed to STEM meeting room    Facilitator: Karl Klose

The RocksExpo experience includes– (with light supper) 

1. Incursions – classroom lessons with students and teachers & 2. PD workshops – for teachers 

3. ASTA 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

Presenters: Rod Boucher, is an experienced gold exploration geologist. Glen Nash is an experienced energy and minerals geologist – both are educators in the stories of Earth history.

You can download a copy of the application form here.

Please email your completed form to TESEP registration: registration@tesep.org.au  

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Mar 05 2024


1:45 pm - 7:15 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/Berlin
  • Date: Mar 05 2024
  • Time: 3:45 am - 9:15 am

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