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

4-PD Riding the Climate Rollercoaster, Renewable Energy/Energy Transition,  Fossils/Extinctions &  Rocks-Plate Tectonics (Rock Kit Teaching Pack, Plate Tectonics poster, hands-on exercises)

School: Rivergum Christian College, 128 Distillery Rd, Glossop SA  

Meeting Room: sign in at front office, get directions to Multi-Purpose meeting room

Date: Mon 4 March 2024, 1:00pm – 7:00pm                                  Facilitator: Andrew Crambrook

Rocks & Plate Tectonics (the integrated story) (& How to Use TESEP Rock Kit 3D renders, virtuals, tour of the Plate Tectonics poster (new curriculum year 8 focus) 1pm-2pm

Fossils, Evolution & the 5 Big Extinctions (year 10-12 focus) (extinctions & fauna/flora changes related to plate tectonics/climate/volcanic events etc 2:10pm-3:30pm, tea break

Riding the Climate Rollercoaster 3:45pm-5pm supper break

Energy & the Energy Transition the path to Net Zero, energy types compared 5:20pm-7pm

The RocksExpo experience includes– 

1. Incursions – classroom lessons with students and teachers.
2. PD workshops – Professional development workshops for teachers (4-PD sessions @ $55 per attendee for visiting teachers, FREE to host-school 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 

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

Presenter: Kevin Lanigan is an experienced energy geoscientist. Malte Ebach is a palaeontologist-educator. Both are educators in the stories of Australia’s fossil & Earth history. 

 You can download your registration form here.

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

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Date

Mar 04 2024

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1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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  • Date: Mar 04 2024
  • Time: 3:00 am - 9:00 am

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