Tag Archive: Royal Botanic Gardens

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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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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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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Jul 29

SciFest 2016

It is time to start planning for SciFest and National Science Week. The SciFest video conferencing festival is in August and provides a great link to National Science Week. Now in it’s third year SciFest is a great opportunity to engage your students in a variety of science workshops and events. Tuesday 2 August SciFest …

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Jun 24

Cook and Banks: Charting the rumoured great southern land

The Royal Botanic Gardens and the Australian National Maritime Museum recently offered 6 virtual excursions looking at Cook, the voyage of HMB Endeavour and Banks the botany and plant classification. The collaboration began as a special presentation linked to the RBG 200th birthday celebrations. The sessions on Wednesday 18th May were offered through DARTconnections and …

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