Love your Locals: Victorian Grasslands, OBPs and EBBs (Year 5 - 8)

Date

Wednesday 26 November

YEAR LEVELS

Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8

COST

Free

LOCATION

Online

AVAILABILITY

Wednesday 26th November 2:30pm - 3:00pm

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Student webinar

Zoos Victoria is offering free student webinars. While not a tour of the zoo, you will have an expert educator working remotely to talk directly to you.

Werribee Open Range Zoo sits within some of the last remaining native grassland in Victoria. A number of species call this unique habitat home including the threatened Orange-bellied Parrott and the Eastern-barred Bandicoot. Join us to meet experts and learn all about these amazing local species and find out what you can do to help them thrive.

This student webinar links with the Victorian Curriculum Levels 5-8: Science.

Students will:

  • Connect with experts to learn about critically endangered species
  • Learn about Victoria’s most endangered grassland ecosystem and what has caused change over time
  • Learn about two of our critically endangered Victorian species- the Eastern Barred Bandicoot and the Orange bellied parrot and what we’re doing to help
  • Get a chance to ask questions and interact with zoo educators and keepers
  • Learn about what you can do to help to fight extinction of our local Victorian species

Register now

This webinar will be run:

  • Wednesday 26th November 2:30pm - 3:00pm AEST

How to join:

  1. Teachers or parents can register students for the webinar.
  2. If students are joining from their own device, they will enter the email used for registration. When you register, choose an email address that you feel comfortable giving your students.
  3. Your registration email will have everything you need to know and what information to pass on to students.
  4. You and/or your students will need to install the Webex Meetings app.
  5. To join, students will enter their first name, last name, email address of teacher/parent who registered them and the webinar password.

Important notes:

  • The session will open 10 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • Participant mic and video will be turned off
  • Students can communicate with Zoo Teachers by typing in the Q&A