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Community education service - available free of charge to schools

Geological Timescale

Downloadable geological timescale from the start of the Archaean 

Geological timescale

Teaching resources

Education sheets for download, multi-media educational kit, mineral identification lab kit, case studies, geoscientific experiments and numerous publications and maps

Workshops and lectures for schools

Practical, hands-on workshops and lectures on geoscience subjects complement the curriculum areas of 'Society and the Environment' and 'Science and Technology'

Professional development workshops for teachers

Available on topics listed in workshops and lectures; other topics can be arranged on request

Work experience and careers; Geosciences summer school

Work experience for secondary students includes field, laboratory and office components of geoscientific work

Presentations to community and interest groups

Multi-media presentations on a range of topics to community and interest groups or professional associations

Videos

Videos on the geosciences, including mineral exploration, uses of minerals, environmental management, careers, groundwater and several others

Science Alive 2014

8-10 August, Goyder Pavilion, Adelaide Show Grounds
The science and technology Expo with hands-on fun for everyone.

  • Careers Day on Friday 8 August for students in years 7-12 and their teachers
  • Coincides with National Science Week
  • The Resources and Energy Group's Community Education Officer will be in attendance

More info and registration for the Careers Day


Brukunga Mine site tours and information


Information about careers in the resources industry

The Resources and Engineering Skills Alliance (RESA) works with resource companies and education and training providers to address anticipated skills shortages in the resources sector.

Hot Rubble is RESA's one-stop website which will answer questions about a career in the minerals, oil and gas sectors in South Australia.


Contact the Community Education Officer

John.Mignone@sa.gov.au