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Dinosaur Discovery with Australian Environmental Education – Vacation Care

Become a Paleontologists and look at real fossils to find out about the Dinosaurs that called Australia home.

Children will learn how scientists uncover the past by exploring fossil material and modern animals to reconstruct some extinct Australian animals.

“I just wanted to compliment you on Karen yesterday afternoon. She was absolutely fantastic and had all our kids mesmerised which is pretty difficult normally. Thank you so much for the fantastic find.”
Nicky – St Michaels

Highlights

  • Children will develop skills in scientific enquiry
  • Knowledge and understanding of the natural world – Living and nonliving things
  • Children will learn how to identify common groups of fossils
  • Hands on investigations – Field works practices, applying geographical tools, observation

What's Included?

  • This incursion is brought to your centre to teach children about common groups of fossils
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Facilitator Profile

In 2009, Karen began focusing on digital delivery of programs across Australian and is the co-founder of Virtual Excursion Australia.

Karen’s passion is developing and delivering Environmental Education programs.  Karen is an advocate of hands on learning and has developed a range of programs to make learning natural science easy.

Karen has developed Education programs and Learning resources for several award winning programs and exhibitions including Museum in a Box®, Museum2you and the Citizen Science Projects StreamWatch and FrogID.

Qualifications:

  • BSc Physical Geography and Environmental Science – Macquarie University.
  • Masters Environmental Education – Macquarie University.
  • Current Public Liability and Professional Indemnity insurances.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • National Police Check
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Great! It was well organised and the kids loved it! Will definitely book again.
Corina
Explore and Develop - Narraweena
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Children and staff loved it!
Jenna
Thornleigh West BASC
5.0 rating
David, Jan and Bailey yet again made for a memorable afternoon - such good value!
Jessica Newman
Coordinator - All Hallows

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