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20130306 - Geology Rocks - 06 March 2013 - 14:00 - Stream 2

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Geology Rocks


Classifications: Enabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Australian Museum



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Date: 06 March 2013

Start Time: 14:00

End Time: 14.45

Duration: 45mins

Closing Date: Bookings Close 27-Feb-13

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 4

Non-DEC Positions: 2

Price: $88.00 incl GST

KLA Syllabus: Primary

KLA Stage/s: Stage 1,Stage 2,Stage 3

KLA Year/s: Year 1,Year 2,Year 3,Year 4,Year 5,Year 6

Key Learning Area/s: English,Science and Technology

KLA Topic/s: Investigating Scientically,Reading,Talking and Listening,The Natural Envirnonment

KLA Keyword/s: Dynamic Earth, Volcanos, Rocks, Landforms


Event Overview: The Video conference will look at the dynamic earth forming processes. There will be explosive experiments demonstrated including the step by step exploration of the different phases of a volcanic eruption. You will also see Australian Museum specimens and there will be opportunities to ask questions, so have some ready.

Students will learn about the layering of lava flows, see if rocks float and learn how to make a gas and find out about the rock cycle. Students will see a volcano erupt and have the opportunity to construct then explode one in their own classroom. The lesson will also show Australian Museum specimens and involve question and answer opportunities.

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