Field Trip Blogs 2013

TeachWild Fellowships allow teachers and Shell employees to participate in a 7-day marine research expedition. The selected participants get to communicate their experiences live from the field using the TeachWild website.

 

Team getting ready to conduct the emu parade (a method for sampling marine debris)

Team getting ready to conduct the emu parade (a method for sampling marine debris)

April 9-13- Phillip Island, VIC

This week, we had 8 participants selected for this immersive learning experience at the Phillip Island, VIC comprising of teachers from primary and secondary schools across Australia.We had participants from Alfred Deakin High School, Footscray City College, Glen Waverley Secondary, Kincumber High School, Mount Eliza Secondary, Presbyterian Ladies College, Sorell School and Wooranna Park Primary.Learn more on their experiences and even post a comment as we aim to tackle this global issue of marine debris!

 

April 18-20- Rottnest Island, WA

Survey is usually done from beach to 2m into vegetation

Survey is usually done from beach to 2m into vegetation

We had a team of 10 participants from our partner organization- Shell taking part in a 3 day field expedition assisting CSIRO scientists in hands-on marine debris research.

Read more on their experiences here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 26-31 - North Stradbroke Island, QLD

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Measuring the decomposition rate of a turtle to examine the impact ghost nets is having on entangled marine wildlife that are left to float a drift ocean currents

TeachWild has selected 8 science teachers for an immersive learning experience at North Stradbroke Island, QLD comprising of primary and secondary schools from across Australia.

Learn more on their experiences and even post a comment as we aim to tackle this global issue of marine debris!

The participating schools include; Mount Ousley Public School, Footscray City College, St. Brendan’s College, Trinity Catholic College, Saint Ignatius College Geelong, Camden Haven High School, Clonard College, Neutral Bay Public School and Wenona School

 

 

 

October 8-10, 2013- Phillip Island, VIC

Gathering data on Mutton Birds

Gathering data on Mutton Birds

 

TeachWild has selected 7 science teachers for this Phillip Island, VIC. The participating schools include; Triabunna District High School Dandenong High School Rollingstone State School Illawara Senior College Brunswick Secondary College St.Hilda’s AGS TAFE SA