Monthly Archive: December 2014

Dec 04

Becoming a content provider

At the last Virtual Excursions Australia meeting discussions came back to some of the fundamental questions about becoming a content provider. What equipment do I use? Should we charge for our sessions? How much should we charge? How can I make sure my sessions interactive? How many students or classes can be involved in a …

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Dec 01

Virtual Science Club

In May and June 2014 a number of Virtual Excursions Australia members were involved in a video conferencing science club that brought students from across Sydney to do science experiments in an informal after school session in 3 Sydney libraries. Coordinated by Fizzics Education, Sydney Olympic Park and Greater Western Sydney GIANTS Football Club, the …

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Dec 01

Video Conferencing lessons learned in the United States

Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education shares insights from his amazing journey through the United States Earlier this year, Ben Newsome of Fizzics Education travelled for seven weeks in the United States to investigate the use of videoconferencing in science education. Visiting 16 science centres, museums, zoos, aquariums and school districts across North America as a …

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