Virtual Excursion | STEM Design Challenge (Foundation – Year 10)

YEAR LEVELS

Foundation - Year 6, Year 7-10

Cost

Free

Location

Online

Availability

Penguin – Mondays 12:00pm - 12:30pm AEDT
Zebra – Tuesdays 12:45pm - 1:15pm AEDT
Giraffe – Wednesdays 1:45pm - 2:15pm AEDT
Lion – Thursdays 1:45pm - 2:15pm AEDT

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These webinars are especially for students taking part in the STEM Design Challenge - Animals at Home.

Zoos Victoria is offering free Virtual Excursions programs. Each excursion comes with a teaching guide, activities and a student webinar. While not a tour of the zoo, you will have an expert educator working remotely to talk directly to you.

Download the teaching guide and activities for this program.

During the STEM Design Challenge webinar, a Zoo teacher will run a workshop for your students and answer their questions.

These student webinars link to the Victorian Curriculum Levels F-10: Science, Design & Technologies, Mathematics, Critical and Creative Thinking

Students will:

  • Meet a zoo teacher and hear about the STEM Design Challenge
  • Gain an understanding about the animal they have chosen in their Design Brief
  • Ask lots of questions

Important notes:

  • Content for this webinar is the same each time
  • Session will open 10 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • Participant mic and video will be turned off
  • Each webinar may have participants from multiple schools
  • Students can communicate with Zoo Teachers by typing in the Q&A
  • If you need to know which of your students are attending, please do a roll call before or after the webinar

Register now

Webinars run every week from Tuesday 6th October 2020:

  • Penguin – Mondays 12:00pm - 12:30pm AEDT
  • Zebra – Tuesdays 12:45pm - 1:15pm AEDT
  • Giraffe – Wednesdays 1:45pm - 2:15pm AEDT
  • Lion – Thursdays 1:45pm - 2:15pm AEDT

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.