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About this event

Gain unique insights into the innovative work CSIRO is doing to reduce plastic entering our environment and how you can use real world science in your classroom to encourage inquiry learning.

You can hear from a CSIRO scientist about their work into plastic waste and the challenges they are solving through research and inquiry. You will also be able to ask questions and access additional curriculum-linked resources and guides to help implement these ideas in the classroom.

Event timing

  • Thursday, 10 November 4:30-6:30pm AEDT

Event format

  • Online, small-group, professional learning workshop
    (A link to the event will be provided to registered attendees one week before the event.)

Topics covered

  • Using real-world science to spark inquiry learning
  • Q&A with a CSIRO scientist
  • Using local context and fostering student autonomy in learning

Who should attend?

This event is designed for Year 7-8 teachers and educators STEM specialist teachers and education administrators.


This session is closed-caption enabled and a copy of slides and resources will be made available to all registered participants and attendees.

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