South Australia

All webinar times are given in Australian Eastern time - SA, NT, QLD and WA will need to adjust for time zone differences accordingly.

RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Port Pirie

July 25, 2024 @ 3:15 PM

Energy and the Energy Transition (all energy types compared, path to Net Zero), yr 9-12 focus (STEM/physics/chemistry crossover)
Critical Minerals & Renewable Energy (what is a critical mineral /supply-demand/exploring-mining-processing in Aust / batteries & recycling, electric car & renewable energy) (Year 6-12 STEM)

School: Mid North Christian College, 43 Port Davis Rd, Port Pirie SA
Meeting Room: attendees to go to the front desk to be directed to Meeting Room
Date: Thursday 25 July 2024, PDs 3:15pm-6:15pm
School Facilitator: Thomas Jaeschke (light supper will be provided)

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RocksExpo 5-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Loxton

July 29, 2024 @ 8:30 AM

Mon 29 July 2024, 8:30am-9:40am: Short Local Fieldtrip, Loxton
10am-3pm: 5-primary-oriented PDs 4 X Casual Relief Funds on application
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

 

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RocksExpo 4-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Renmark

July 30, 2024 @ 1:00 PM

4-PD Rocks/Rock Kit, Plate Tectonics/integrated story, Riding the Climate Rollercoaster, Fossils & the 5 Big Extinctions (with Rock Kit Teaching Pack, Plate Tectonics poster, videos & hands-on exercises)

4 X Casual Relief Funds on application (apply p2)

  • Rocks (rock kit teaching pack) (TESEP Rock Kit 3D renders, virtuals, tour of the Plate Tectonics poster (new curriculum year 8 focus) & integrated story - Plate Tectonics 1pm-2pm, Tea Break
  • Riding the Climate Rollercoaster (climate drivers, ocean-atmosphere interactions, planetary influences, cycles through geologic time) 2:15pm-3:30pm – year 9-12 focus, Tea Break
  • Fossils & the 5 Big Extinctions (year 10-12 focus) (extinctions & fauna/flora changes related to plate tectonics/climate/volcanic events etc 3:40-5pm – year 9-12 focus

School: St Francis of Assisi College, 260 Twentyfirst St, Renmark SA
Meeting Room: sign in at front office, get directions to the meeting room
Date: Tues 30 July 2024, 1:00pm – 5:00pm Facilitator: Natalie Meuret

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RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet @ Clare

August 09, 2024 @ 2:30 PM

RocksExpo 2-PD Introducing Our Dynamic Planet

  • Rocks (and how to use the TESEP rock kit)
  • Plate Tectonics (the tectonic Earth history)
  • Critical Minerals (e-car, wind turbine magnets, solar panels, recycling)

School: Clare HS, Elliott St, Clare, SA
Meeting Room: sign in at front desk & get directed (STEM Meeting Room)
Date: Fri 09 August 2024; School Facilitator: Ryan O’Neill

  • 2:30pm – 3:20pm Rocks (Rock Kit Teaching Pack & integrated Plate Tectonics story, yr8),
  • 3:30-4:30pm Plate Tectonics (tectonic Earth history, mountain-building, volcanic events, extinctions), supper break,
  • 4:45pm – 6:30pm Critical Minerals (Renewables, electric car)

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