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TESEP Workshops

Audience
Teacher PD
Available
On-Site

Teacher Earth Science Education Programme (TESEP) are running a series of teacher PD workshops hosted by Quantum Victoria.

The TESEP Challenging Earth series of Professional Development workshops is designed to provide:

  • Easy to understand explanations of topical issues

  • Access to useful resources from existing sources

  • New resources that assist you in the classroom

  • Ideas for field trips

  • Access to teachers experienced in this field

To register for a workshop, please download the flyer under your workshop of choice, complete the form on page 2 and email to officemanager@asta.edu.au.

Upcoming dates for 2024

When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 13th March 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Rocks for the Classroom: The TESEP Australian Rock Kit with rock stories and 3D renders.
(Curriculum VSSU102, VSSU089)

Plate Tectonics: Integrated story of rocks in the Plate Tectonics context - understanding key active/passive regions of the Earth through the Zoom-around the TESEP Plate Tectonics integrated poster - cities/networks of power-water-fuel/sustainable land use/marine parks/water cycle - how we use GPS & explore for critical minerals.
(Curriculum VSSU114, VSSU127)

Audience: Years 4-8 Geography, Junior Science

When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 22nd May 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Energy & the Energy Transition: All energy types compared and contrasted (with short videos) in a short summary, then discussion/compare-contrast of  different Paths to Net Zero (latest statistics, plans, location/size/type).
(Curriculum VSSU100, 115, 116, 122, 127, 089)

Audience: Years 9-12 STEM, Physics, Chemistry

When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 24th July 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Life, Fossils & the 5 Big Extinctions: From first life through life struggles at 5 Big Extinctions, fauna/flora fossils (of Australia) are discussed in the context of integrated plate tectonics context, climate, volcanic events & recovery of life at each event.
(Curriculum VSSU128, VSSU089)

Audience: Years 9-12 Biology

When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday 10th December 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Riding the Climate Rollercoaster: The latest compilation of statistics/graphs of climate through geologic time, with short videos & discussion of climate drivers & tipping points.
(Curriculum VSSU128, VSSU116, VSSU089)

Audience: Years 9-12 Geography, Biology

When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 11th December 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Critical Minerals & Renewable Energy: What is a critical mineral? Why are critical minerals key to the latest technologies in renewable energy transition (electric car-focus), Space, Medical & Smart technology, exploring & mining for rare earth minerals, recycling critical minerals (battery-focus).
(Curriculum VSSU100, VSSU089)

Audience: Years 9-12 STEM, Physics, Chemistry

Show dates for
When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 13th March 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Rocks for the Classroom: The TESEP Australian Rock Kit with rock stories and 3D renders.
(Curriculum VSSU102, VSSU089)

Plate Tectonics: Integrated story of rocks in the Plate Tectonics context - understanding key active/passive regions of the Earth through the Zoom-around the TESEP Plate Tectonics integrated poster - cities/networks of power-water-fuel/sustainable land use/marine parks/water cycle - how we use GPS & explore for critical minerals.
(Curriculum VSSU114, VSSU127)

Audience: Years 4-8 Geography, Junior Science

When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 22nd May 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Energy & the Energy Transition: All energy types compared and contrasted (with short videos) in a short summary, then discussion/compare-contrast of  different Paths to Net Zero (latest statistics, plans, location/size/type).
(Curriculum VSSU100, 115, 116, 122, 127, 089)

Audience: Years 9-12 STEM, Physics, Chemistry

When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 24th July 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Life, Fossils & the 5 Big Extinctions: From first life through life struggles at 5 Big Extinctions, fauna/flora fossils (of Australia) are discussed in the context of integrated plate tectonics context, climate, volcanic events & recovery of life at each event.
(Curriculum VSSU128, VSSU089)

Audience: Years 9-12 Biology

When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday 10th December 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Riding the Climate Rollercoaster: The latest compilation of statistics/graphs of climate through geologic time, with short videos & discussion of climate drivers & tipping points.
(Curriculum VSSU128, VSSU116, VSSU089)

Audience: Years 9-12 Geography, Biology

When
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 11th December 2024
Location
Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Details

Critical Minerals & Renewable Energy: What is a critical mineral? Why are critical minerals key to the latest technologies in renewable energy transition (electric car-focus), Space, Medical & Smart technology, exploring & mining for rare earth minerals, recycling critical minerals (battery-focus).
(Curriculum VSSU100, VSSU089)

Audience: Years 9-12 STEM, Physics, Chemistry