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TESEP PD Workshop: RocksExpo 2-PD – INTRODUCING OUR DYNAMIC PLANET @ COBAR

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)
  • 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. Accreditation – Australian Science Teacher Association (ASTA) PD workshop accreditation.
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 second-year trip to field outcrops, mine sites, minerals museums etc.

Presenter: Phil Gilmore is a keen ore geologist, who has worked in industry and in government. His work in several states gives him many exciting rock, ore and fossil examples to share.

Location: Cobar High School, Wetherell Cres, Cobar
Meeting Room: tbc (attendees, to go to front office, sign in & get directed to the meeting room)
Date: Tue 6 Dec 2022,
3:30pm – 4:15pm – Rocks
4:15pm – 4:30pm – Supper
4:30 – 6:00pm – Plate Tectonics
School Facilitator: Lena Fennamore

Download the flyer and registration form here (PDF).

Download the flyer and registration form here (WORD).

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Date

Dec 06 2022

Time

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 05 - 06 2022
  • Time: 11:30 pm - 2:00 am

Location

Cobar High School
Wetherell Cres, Cobar NSW

Organizer

TESEP

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