Category Archive: Events

Jul 07

SciFest 2017

The SciFest video conferencing festival is in August and provides a great link to National Science Week. Now in it’s fouth year SciFest is a great opportunity to engage your students in a variety of science workshops and events. Monday 14 August Scifest ANMM Inspiring Stories Lloyd Godson “The man who has lived underwater!” and the search …

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May 30

NAIDOC Week 2017

This year the theme for NAIDOC 2017 is ‘Our Languages Matter’ focusing on the importance, richness and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages. Before European settlement there were over 250 unique Aboriginal Language groups with over 600 dialects. Today only around 120 of those languages are still spoken and many are at risk …

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Feb 17

Clean Up Australia

Get ready for Clean Up Australia Day with a series of video conferences from the Australian Museum and Australian National Maritime Museum. Since 1992, school communities across Australia have demonstrated their support for caring for the environment through participating in Schools Clean Up Day. So far 2,223 primary schools and 1,119 youth groups have removed …

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Dec 22

What’s on in 2017

It’s been a great year for video conferencing and 2017 will be even bigger. In 2016 Virtual Excursions Australia delivered events for NAIDOC Week, SciFest, Earth Science Week and ClickFest. These events brought content providers from across Australia and created engaging learning experiences. DART Connections once again delivered the popular Premiers Reading Challenge series reaching over …

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Nov 24

Pirate School From Cyberspace Attacks!

All is not right on the world wide web! The news is out that there has been a series of pirate attacks at a virtual excursion near you! Join the Australian National Maritime Museum for ‘Pirates from Cyberspace Attack’ on 7th and 9th December 2016 at 10.00am 11.30am and 2.00pm. Your senses will be raided …

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Nov 07

Gondwana Garden

Gondwana Garden live stream presented by the Australian Museum and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Bring dinosaurs and plants live into your classroom in this thrilling experience for your students. Go back in time to when Australia was part of Gondwana 165 million years ago and meet Winny the Australian Museum’s life size Muttaburrasaurus and discover …

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Nov 02

Sculpture By The Sea

Another fantastic live video conference was run by the DART team today at Sculpture By The Sea, held at Marks Park near Bondi Beach in Sydney. Incase you missed it, the event was streamed and recorded on YouTube where you can watch it over again.

Oct 24

ClickFest 2016

ClickFest is an annual video conferencing festival run in November each year. ClickFest is an exciting initiative from education organisations across Australia. It highlights the diversity and scope of video conferences available to schools across Australia. Sessions are delivered free or at reduced cost to schools, providing a great opportunity for teachers to give it …

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Oct 24

Meet Winny Live Stream

The Australian Museum launched the 2016 ClickFest Video Conferencing Festival with Winny our Muttaburrasaurs. Come along to meet Winny to learn more about Australian Dinosaurs. Winny Saurs is a life size Muttaburrasaurs dinosaur puppet and she takes you on a journey to explore her world. You will be transported back 100 million years into Cretaceous …

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Oct 10

Dinosaur Day 2016

The Australian Museum and the Royal Botanic Gardens are proud to present Dinosaur Day. Dinosaur Day and Clickfest was started by Virtual Excursions Australia in 2011 as a way of showcasing the variety of content available to schools across Australia. This year Dinosaur Day is on the 7 November and is the first day of …

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