Fire Ants Stage 3 - 16 February 2016 Stream 1 - 11:30
Presenter: Jan Rasborsek
Date: 16 February 2016
Start Time: 11:30
End Time: 12:30
Duration: 1 hour
Closing Date: Bookings Close 12-Feb-2016
DEC Positions: 4
Non-DEC Positions: 0
KLA Syllabus: Primary
KLA Stage/s: Stage 2,Stage 3
Key Learning Area/s:
KLA Keyword/s: Science and Technology
Event Overview: • Students will learn about the role, features and importance of our native ants and the impact of red imported fire ants on our environment, society and agricultural production.
• Students will meet a scientist, Nerida Gill, who will explain her work with fire ants and the biosecurity measures used to keep us and our environment safe.
• Students will collaboratively complete a comparison of native ants and red imported fire ants to consolidate their learning.
Additional Booking Instructions: This is a free event supported by Department of Primary Industries and Local Land Services
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Further Information: Students could look for ants in the school grounds prior to the VC as they will be asked to give a short report on ants, including some interesting facts.
Professional Learning: Teachers participating in the video conference can book in to the MyPL non-registered course, Bridgit and Video Conferencing training and refresher and receive credit for 2 hours. This course will be run prior to the VC to assist teachers in their operation of the video conference. It will also help teachers to test the current functionality of their equipment. See MyPL Bridgit and Video Conferencing training and refresher