Sea Week - Meet the Experts - 03 March 2014 Stream 1 - 14:00
Provider: Australian Museum
Date: 03 March 2014
Start Time: 14:00
End Time: 2.40
Closing Date: Bookings Close 24-Feb-2014
Availability: DEC and Non-DEC
DEC Positions: 2
Non-DEC Positions: 1
KLA Syllabus: Primary,Secondary
KLA Stage/s: Stage 3,Stage 4
KLA Year/s: Year 5,Year 6,Year 7,Year 8
Key Learning Area/s: English,Science,Science and Technology,Vocational Education
KLA Topic/s: Investigating Scientically,Reading,Talking and Listening,The Natural Envirnonment
KLA Keyword/s: Science
Event Overview: To recognise Sea Week the Australian Museum is participating in Virtual Excursions Australia Sea Week video conferencing Festival
Australian Museum is bringing our scientists to you! Meet the Experts aims to provide quality science education and research resources. This is your chance to come face to face with an Australian Museum scientist and ask your questions.Let the Australian Museum come to you.
Mark McGrouther Collection Manager; Ichthyology (Fish) will talk about the collection and some of the exciting field trips he's been on. Mark has been involved in 30 collecting trips and expeditions within Australia and throughout the Pacific.
Fishes show a startling variety of body forms and behaviours - from the massive whale shark down to the smallest fishes under a centimetre in length. Worldwide there are over 32,000 described species, with over 4,400 from Australia.
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Further Information: For background information on Ichthyology (Fish) and some of the Australian Museums amazing field trips please see our website.
This event is proudly supported by Virtual Excursions Australia a video conferencing portal. www.virtualexcursionsaustralia.com.au