Australian Earth Sciences Bundle by TESEP

Australian Earth Sciences Bundle by TESEP

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T339

Comprising of the Australia Rock Set and Tectonics Poster.  Especially designed for schools by TESEP

$346.50 $315.00

A safe, large 29pc rock set especially designed for Australian schools as part of the Teacher Earth Science Education Programme(TESEP). Includes one free registration to a TESEP professional development workshop.

One of the best rock kits available anywhere in the world and assembled by a dedicated team of TESEP geoscientists.

Purchase this set of 10 igneous, 9 metamorphic and 10 sedimentary rocks that are all:

    • Large palm sized samples so key features can be studied
    • Completely safe, free from asbestos, asbestos-like minerals and other toxic materials. Each rock sample has been inspected by TESEP geoscientists.
    • Guaranteed to be what we say they are.
    • Labelled with numbers with a list to ensure you always know which is which
    • Nicely boxed, one box for each rock type (igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary)
    • Free from distracting secondary minerals and other features not relevant to Australian year 8-9 students
    • Collected from reliable sources for ease of replacement if lost or damaged beyond use

In addition, by registering for a free PD session (valid for one person), you will have access to:

  • Stories about each rock, where they come from and how they formed
  • Question and Answer materials to support student inquiry
  • Extension materials including: 
    • Virtual 3D versions online
    • Virtual thin sections to see what they are like on the inside
Register for your free PD session at www.tesep.org.au

Dimensions: 350 x 270mm x 100mm (W x D x H) each of 3 boxes.  This is a bulky item and may incur additional freight charges.

PLATE TECTONICS POSTER

Shows a 3D Earth cross section with Australia-relevant plate tectonics highlighting man’s utilization of Earth resources (cities, mines, energy networks), geo-hazards and water/rock cycles. Rock type locations are linked to the TESEP Australian Rock Kit (see item T392). The poster shows the genesis of different rock/mineral/energy resources and has downloadable links to geo-stories/3D microscope rock thin section photos/3D virtual field sites across Australia.

Soft laminated. Size: 84cm x 60cm (A1)