Going Deeper in Earth and Space Science (P to 6)

Learning Focus
Quality Teaching
Start Date

Available anytime

Program Description

This program will focus on the teaching and learning of Earth and space science through understanding content using contexts from science as a human endeavour and using an inquiry model informed by science inquiry.

Participants will explore strategies to build a solid foundation of knowledge in the Earth and space sub-strand.

Program Outcomes

By engaging in this workshop, participants will:

  • know the changes to the Earth and space sub-strand content in the revised Australian Science curriculum
  • understand the changes to achievement standards for the Earth and space sub-strand
  • get clarity and direction to the essential content of Earth and space sub-strand that students should learn across the P -6 years of schooling
  • plan quality units for the Earth and space sub-strand to explore the big ideas and key understandings, nature and uses through using inquiry practices.
Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
Location, Date & Time

1 Day Program – 9:00am – 3:00pm

North – Tailrace – Launceston

  • Thursday 24 March 2022 – (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

South – Sustainability Learning Centre – Mt Nelson

  • Friday 25 March 2022 – (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

North-West – paranaple convention centre – Devonport

  • Monday 28 March 2022 – (Cancelled due to COVID-19)