Blogs and Lesson Plans

Victoria-Bonaparte Bush Blitz expedition

From the 11th to the 18th of May 2017 five teachers from around Australia travelled to the Victoria-Bonaparte Bioregion in the Northern Territory, to discover new species and uncover important information that can help scientists and land managers protect local and national biodiversity for generations to come. Click on their names below to read their blogs, see photos and videos of the expedition and read lesson plans and activities they have created for their students.

Lisa Smyth, from Dimbulah State School P-10 in Queensland

Ashley Malcahy, from Glenmore Park High School in New South Wales

Krystle Perdevski, from Monterey Secondary College in Victoria

Kate Battishall, from Narromine High School in New South Wales

Louise Rogers, from St Michael's Collegiate School in Hobart, Tasmania

Coral Sea Bush Blitz expedition

From the 13th to the 21st of June 2016 two teachers joined a Bush Blitz expedition to the Coral Sea.Click on each teacher's name or photo below to read the blogs they posted, see the photos and vidoes they took and read lesson plans and activities they have developed for their students:

Shelly Cashmore watermarked PNG      Shellie Cashmore, from Yarram Secondary College in Victoria
 
Keith Martin Smith watermarked PNG       Keith Martin-Smith, from the Hutchins School in Tasmania

 

Simpson Desert expedition

From the 18th to the 25th of July 2016 four teachers joined an expedition to the Simpson Desert, assisting scientists to survey plants and animals in the remote region where the borders of Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory meet. Click on each teacher's name or photo below to read the blogs they posted, see the photos and vidoes they took and read lesson plans and activities they have developed for their students:

Judith Sise      Judith Sise, from Lyndale Greens Primary School in Victoria
 
Monica Marsham 2      Monica Marsham, from Mawson Primary School in the ACT
 
Sue Monteath      Sue Monteath, from Wavell State High School in Queensland
 
Michael Hardiker      Michael Hardiker, from Footscray City College in Victoria

 

Bruny Island Bush Blitz TeachLive expedition

From the 15th to the 21st of February 2016 five teachers journeyed to Tasmania's beautiful Bruny Island. Click on each teacher's name or photo below to read the blogs they posted, see the photos and vidoes they took and read lesson plans and activities they have developed for their students:

 Jade Tinney 340x340      Jade Tinney, from Rock Central School in NSW  
 
 Louise Hoey 340x340      Louise Hoey, from St Stephens School in Queensland
 

 Mary Anne 340x340      Mary-Anne Kefaloukos, from Sydney Grammar School Edgecliffe Prepatory School in NSW  

 Nicole Sadler      Nicole Sadler, from St Aloysius' School in Victoria 
 
Bruce Mills 340x340       Bruce Mills, from Rollingstone State School in Queensland 

 

Olkola Bush Blitz TeachLive expedition

In July 2015 five teachers participated in a Bush Blitz expedition to Olkola country in far north Queensland. Click on their names and photos below to read about their experiences, and see the lesson plans they have created for their students.

Brett McKay from Kirawee High School in New South Wales 300x300      Brett McKay, from Kirawee High School in New South Wales
 
Tony Egan from Cornerstone College in South Australia 300x300      Tony Egan, from Cornerstone College in South Australia
 
Chris Greene from St Marys Catholic Primary School Williamstown in Victoria 300x300      Chris  Greene, from St Mary's Primary School Williamstown in Victoria
 
Sue Webber from Kalgoorlie Boulder Community High School in WA 300x300      Sue Webber, from Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School in Western Australia
 
Leslie Carr from Maribyrnong Primary School in the ACT 300x300      Leslie Carr, from Maribyrnong Primary School in the ACT

 

Kimberley Bush Blitz TeachLive expedition

In May and June 2014 five teachers travelled to Home Valley, Karunjie and Durack River Stations, as part of the Bush Blitz TeachLive expedition to the Kimberley. Two of these teachers have blogs published on this website - click on their photo to read about their experiences, and see the lesson plans they have created for their students.

Peta next to Pentacost River 300x300      Peta Jackson, from Rosewood State High School in Queensland
 
Kate and helicopter 300x300      Kate Cusworth, from La Salle College in Western Australia
         
Shae in helicopter 300x300     Shae Nechwatal, from Merri Creek Primary School in Victoria

 

Henbury Bush Blitz TeachLive expedition

In 2013 five teachers took part in the Bush Blitz TeachLive expedition to Henbury Station in the Northern Territory, to research the plants and animals of the outback. Two of these teachers have blogs published on this website - click on their names and photos below to read the blogs they wrote about their experiences, and the lesson plans they developed for their students.

Maddy skyping 2 300x300      Mady Colquhoun, from Armadale Primary School in Western Australia  
   
Brad and snake 2 Henbury 2013 300x300      Brad Wilken, from Alfred Deakin High School in the ACT  

 

 

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