Meet at Rosny College
Phone : 03 6226 7477
Seaweek Teacher Professional Development (March 1 - 3 )
Join us and explore the coastline of Tasman National Park with Tasman Island Cruises
Itinerary: Travel from Hobart (Rosny College) to Port Arthur by chartered bus. Depart for the spectacular sea tour, past towering dolerite cliffs, deep sea caves; see dolphins, seals and thousands of sea birds. Marine experts will be on hand to explain the journey.
You need to bring: Warm clothes, wet weather gear, hat, camera and drink (lunch will be provide).
Time: 8.00am start Approx. 5.00pm finish
Cost: Discounted price $130 (normally $165)
Includes two free Professional Development sessions with ideas for classroom activities and free teaching resources
Saturday 1 March (following boat trip): Impacts of Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and our Coasts Research into sea level rise, using a 160-year-old sea level gauge at Port Arthur, is being used in global predictions for the future. Presented by John Hunter from the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems CRC.
Monday 3 March 4.00-5.30pm: Innovations in Tasmanian Marine Industries – An Ocean of Opportunity. Not only do we have the highest concentration of marine scientists in the Southern Hemisphere but we also have a huge diversity of cutting edge marine industries. Find out more with Sam Ibbott from Marine Solutions.
Where: CSIRO Science Education Centre, 36 Church Street, North Hobart.
Registration: By 26 February, with JeannieMarie.Leroi@utas.edu.au or phone 6226 7477
Queries: Jenni Burdon, phone: 6233 2184 Email: Jenni.Burdon@parks.tas.gov.au