Teachers flourish as Research Assistants in the Daintree

In May 2018, seven teachers from all around Australia arrived in the spectacular Daintree Rainforest on the far north coast of Queensland. They were working as citizen scientists for a week, helping to collect data for Mangrove research alongside scientist, Jock Mackenzie from Mangrove Watch. None of the teachers had participated as research assistants before, making this all the more exciting. All that was needed is a spirit of adventure and a passion to learn and teach about the environment!

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Teachers take the plunge for science

In October 2015 six Australian school teachers spent a week sailing and snorkelling in Queensland’s Moreton Bay in order to give their students a new perspective on the impact human development is having on our environment.

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