Tag Archive: virtual excursions

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 20

ACMI Videoconferences

ACMI Teacher Talks The Australian Centre for the Moving Image offers Free Videoconference Sessions for Teachers. Duration: 20 mins + 5 min Q&A. Admission: Free, registration essential. Each month ACMI hosts a short, after-school professional development talk designed to get you thinking about something new, exciting, innovative or quirky in education. Explore multimodal literacy, moving image …

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Jan 28

2016 Events

We had a big year of events 2015 with Virtual Excursions Australia delivering hundreds of session reaching 10’s of thousands of students across Australia and the world. We finished up the year with the reVEAl conference in December bringing 120 delegate together. reVEAL had delegates join at the Australian Museum in Sydney, the Australian Centre …

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Feb 09

Get roving video conference robots at your school or museum!

There has been much talk around the video conferencing robot at the National Museum of Australia. Developed in collaboration with the CSIRO and the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, the telepresence robot roving the NMA’s floors has allowed multiple remote schools and libraries to simultaneously connect to an onsite educator to ask questions …

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Sep 19

WORLD SPACE WEEK: Meet the Mars robots

Join the Mars Lab team at the Powerhouse Museum and meet the Mars Lab’s robotic experimental Mars rovers. See these impressive robots in action on the Museum’s re-creation of the surface of Mars and find out why robots are used in space exploration. Then, have your students try their hand at driving the Mars Lab’s …

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Sep 19

WORLD SPACE WEEK: Mars Mission 5

TAKE YOUR STUDENTS ON A MISSION TO MARS! In this exciting 2 PART virtual excursion workshop, your students get the unique opportunity to drive a robotic rover via a web browser from your classroom across the Mars Yard (a re-creation of the surface of Mars) located at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. Led by the …

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May 10

World Environment Day

World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ key event for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years World Environment Day has grown to be a broad, global platform for public outreach that is celebrated in over 100 countries. The theme for 2014 is Raise your voice not the Sea Level. …

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Feb 07

Videoconferencing at the Powerhouse Museum

2014 is set up to be an exciting year for videoconferencing at the Powerhouse Museum! We are launching a whole new suite of regular programs starting Friday February 14th. Book your Powerhouse Museum virtual excursion on the DART Connections website.   Here’s a snapshot of what the Powerhouse Museum has to offer:   For Good Measure: …

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