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Invertebrate Investigations with Australian Environmental Education – Vacation Care

Discover why invertebrates are important and learn how investigate the invertebrates in your own backyard.

This workshop is designed to provide information and skills that will enable you and your children to conduct an invertebrate survey in your centre.

“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 learn how to identify common groups of invertebrates.
  • Hands on investigations – Field works practices, applying geographical tools, observation, live animals.

What's Included?

  • This incursion is brought to your centre to teach children about common groups of Minibeasts
  • 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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I just wanted to complement 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

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