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Newsletter 33

20 Jun 2022

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2022 Earth and Environmental Science: Earth System Study Video Competition

The Geoscience Pathways Project (GPP) is pleased to announce the return of the Earth and Environmental Science: Earth Systems Study Competition for SACE Stage 2 EES students in 2022.

Students are invited to create a 2-minute video highlighting their community involvement in an environmental issue covered in their major external assessment piece.

Eligible students, in both regional and metropolitan SA & NT, are invited to apply for the chance to share in $1500 from the Geological Society of Australia.
The 2022 awardees will be announced during Earth science week, October 9-15, 2022.

GeoScience Pathways Website: 2022 Earth and Environmental Science: Earth System Study Competition

Earthwatch Australia – Student Challenge

 If you attend a school in South Australia, are in Year 10-12, and want a week-long environmental scholarship, applications are open now for our Student Challenge!
APPLY NOW: https://bit.ly/3x9JpPN
Learn more: https://buff.ly/37bmwCg   
Dates: 2 - 8 October 2022
Location: Calperum Station, SA
Cost: Free!

NASA Global Climate Change

Have you subscribed to the newsletter? Get the latest climate news from NASA or the latest posts from Ask NASA Climate. NASA: Climate Change and Global Warming

Australian Science Olympiads

Registrations for the 2022 Australian Science Olympiads are now open and close Friday 22 July.
The Australian Science Olympiads are a national enrichment program for secondary science students.
The Australian Science Olympiads provide rewarding opportunities for students to extend themselves way beyond school science through challenging exams, stimulating extensions and enrichment programs and international competitions.
Australian Science Olympiads are a staged enrichment program where students receive support and recognition for their efforts.
Key exam dates:
Junior Science Olympiad: Friday 29 July 2022
Australian Science Olympiads – Physics: Tuesday 2 August 2022
Australian Science Olympiads – Earth and Environmental Science: Wednesday 3 August 2022
Australian Science Olympiads – Biology: Thursday 4 August 2022
Australian Science Olympiads – Chemistry: Friday 5 August 2022
Australia Science Innovations » Australian Science Olympiads (asi.edu.au)

Next Meeting
Our next Committee meeting will be a ‘virtual’ meeting using Google Meet:
Tuesday 9th August at 4:30pm -
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/yqj-fidd-vob
Please email geoscience.pathways@gmail.com if you wish to join,
All are welcome.

Anchor2022 Committee Members

The following are the members of our current Geoscience Pathways Management Committee who were elected at our AGM in March 2022:

  • Kelly Sharrad (Chairperson)
  • Luke McKay (NEW – GPP Coordinator)
  • Amanda Vernik (GPP Webmaster, GPP Secretary)
  • Luke McKay (Reynella East College)
  • Graziela Miot da Silva (Flinders University - Earth Scientist)
  • Bronte Nicholls (Adelaide Botanic High - Teaching EES)
  • Lewis Subelli (University of Adelaide - Pre service teacher)
  • Peter Reeves (Flinders University - PHD)
  • Alan Collins (University of Adelaide - Professor)
  • Carol Aldous (Flinders University - Earth Science Teacher Education)
  • Kelly Sharrad (Birdwood High School - GOO)
  • Sarah Chinnner (BHP)
  • Zoe Hewett (Department for Energy And Mining)

Thank you to our members for their dedication and support to the Geoscience Pathways Project.

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