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Saturday, July 27, 2013

CARING FOR CORALS


EDUCATION WORKSHOP
          
           • One-day workshop for senior science, marine and geography teachers, or any teacher wanting to 
             find out more about reef science.

           • Includes hands-on field and classroom activities and take-home materials.

This workshop includes an academic, practical and field session. It will focus on colours on the reef, reef health, threats to reefs, coral bleaching and the importance of reef conservation. You will learn how to use tools such as the Virtual Reef and the CoralWatch website for CoralWatching in the classroom. 

The workshop also shows how the Coral Health Chart and the CoralWatch Reef Education Package can be easily integrated into your field-based activities. Lesson plans for classroom and field activities will be made available.

Learning outcomes:
• Find out about the latest science on the status of reefs and reef conservation
• Learn how to apply CoralWatch tools and materials to the new curriculum
• Get the tools and knowledge you need to engage your students in a global reef monitoring program

Venue: Moreton Bay Research Station, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Costs: $400.00 (incl.GST) 
Early bird fee $275.00 (before 21st of August)

Includes: One day workshop with lunch and refreshments. and a range of take-home materials. 
Please bring your own laptop (if available)

Size: Limited to 20 participants

For more information, contact Diana Kleine (course coordinator) at CoralWatchd.kleine@uq.edu.au or phone 07 3365 3127

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