Our Rock Kit and laminated Plate Tectonics poster are available!

Rock kit v1

One of the best rock kits available for schools anywhere in the world is being assembled by a dedicated team of TESEP geoscientists.

Soon you will be able to purchase a set of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks that are all:

  • Guaranteed to be what we say they are.
  • Labelled with numbers with a list to ensure you always know which is which
  • Hold in your hand size so you can really see all the key features
  • Nicely boxed, one box  for each rock type (igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary)
  • Free from distracting secondary minerals and other features not relevant to yr8-9 students
  • Collected from reliable sources for ease of replacement if lost or damaged beyond use

In addtion the kit will come with:

  • Stories about each rock, where they come from, how they formed
  • Question and Answer materials to support student inquiry
  • Extension materials including:
    • Virtual 3D versions online
    • Virtual thin sections to see what they are like on the inside

VISIT THE HAINES WEBSITE to purchase these great resources.

Rock Kits: $285 (ex GST), includes one free Rock Kit PD* in 2018 for one teacher (valued at $55)
plus access to our password protected online teaching pack and extension materials once a PD* is attended.

Haines Educational are selling the laminated poster and these great kits rock kits for us at the amazingly low price of $285. Change the way you teach Earth Science today - Make sure you get the kit and access to the great support materials that go with them!

*PD can be a face-to-face event or an online webinar - see the Events listings for details of webinars or events in your area.

The Teacher Earth Science Education Programme (TESEP) is designed to help you - a science teacher interested in improving your student's outcomes - make better use of your time teaching Earth and Space or senior Earth and Environmental Science in your classrooms through the provision of

  • Professional Development workshops - Book now!    
  • Updates to existing resources
  • New resources
  • Download published Case Studies here for free!
  • Ideas for field trips
  • Access to teachers experienced in this field

TESEP is constantly developing new material and the next round includes:

  • On-line interactive webinar delivery of PDs
  • Ongoing delivery of PDs in new locations across regional Australia
  • Development of national case studies to supplement existing textbooks: Click here to find out more.
  • Download published Case Studies here!
  • Development of field guides - simply-worded stop-by-stop descriptive guides for teachers and worksheet questions for  various year levels
  • Purchase and distribution of quality teaching resources to participating teachers

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