Project Description

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Water Cycles and Solutions – Virtual Excursion

Learning Questions – coming soon

Year Level
Years 3-10

Cost
$165 / 1 hour session
+ booking fee
(maximum group size is 30 students)

Delivered
via Zoom

Hosted by expert educators, your students will deepen their understanding of the importance of water in our lives and the systems in place for it to flow through our taps, rivers and oceans. Students will take an in-depth dive into the water cycle and its human connection, investigate the issues that face water conservation, and explore potential solutions.

Through this interactive virtual excursion your students will:

Years 3 – 10

  • understand the value and state of freshwater resources in the world
  • identify the differences and issues behind natural & urban water cycles
  • learn about sustainable urban water solutions like Water Sensitive Urban Design and water recycling
  • investigate surface and groundwater problems and potential solutions

You’ll receive a school teacher guide, including instructions for optional activities to do before and after your virtual excursion, and a Kahoot! Quiz.

Years 3-10

  • Understand that water is a valuable resource
  • Understand the differences between the natural water cycle and the urban water cycle 
  • Understand the issues with freshwater and saltwater to consider solutions
  • Explore Water Sensitive Urban design and using recycled water as solutions to urban water issues

This program links to curriculum areas of:
Science, Geography, Design and Technologies, Critical and Creative Thinking and Personal and Social Capabilities

Availability
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the term

Session times
9:30am – 10:30am
12:30pm – 1:30pm
1:45pm – 2:45pm

How the virtual excursion will run:
  • We use Zoom Video Conferencing to deliver virtual learning sessions
  • The session will open 10 minutes before the scheduled start
  • Q & A will be left open for students to communicate with CERES educators during the webinar
What you’ll receive:
  • You will be sent a unique URL a week prior to the session to be shared with participating students
  • A school teacher guide, including instructions for optional activities to do before and after your webinar
What you need for the session:
  • Tablet or mobile device – download the free Zoom app
  • PC, laptop or smartboard – allow the Zoom extension file download request
  • For in-school student webinars, we recommend one smartboard and a minimum of 1 device per 3 students

Use the activities in the Teaching Guide below to spark students’ curiosity before the virtual session and add value to your experience with CERES. It’s also designed to deepen students’ learning back at school. A guide to what a Kahoot! quiz is also included.

Foundation to Year 2 Teaching Guide * coming soon
Years 3 to 6 Teaching Guide * coming soon
Years 7 to 10 Teaching Guide * coming soon
Years 11 to 12 Teaching Guide * coming soon
What is a Kahoot quiz?

Watch the following video to understand what CERES is all about and to get you and your students excited about your virtual excursion with us!

PLAN

The booking form currently
includes dates for Term 1.
If you would like to make a booking
for Term 2 onwards, p
lease email
excursions@ceres.org.au

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