MTAQ Marine Teachers Association of Queensland

ABN: 70 652 509 393

P.O. Box 1258
Coolum Beach Qld 4573
admin@marineteachers.org.au

Publicity Officer

Joline Lalime
jmlal0@eq.edu.au

President

Craig Reid
Meridan State College
07 5490 2666

MTAQ News

 

World Environment Day Webcasts

Posted: 22-May-2008 19:56

FREE Web casts are available to schools for World Environment Day.On June 5th MESA is running a day of webcasts. Two excellent presentations on sawfish as a follow up to Seaweek 2008 and also Charlie Veron will talk about climate change and the future of the Great Barrier Reef.*From the Gulf
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Year 10 Marine Students Enjoy a Day of Sailing

Posted: 22-May-2008 18:51

Year 10 Marine Students from Mirani State High School put theory into practice in Week 5 of this term, enjoying a sailing and windsurfing tuition day at KOEC (Kinchant Outdoor Education Center). Whilst Mirani is approximately 40 minutes from the coast, we fortunately have Kinchant Dam (100% full) located 15 mins
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World Marine Youth Conference - Townsville - Australia

Posted: 22-May-2008 15:47

Marine educators worldwide will gather in the tropical Australian city of Townsville to share resources and to continue ongoing efforts to build a network aimed at ensuring the health of the Pacific and the communities who depend upon it. The conference dates are October 16 to 21, 2008 and web conferencing
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Marine Information Bulletins

Posted: 22-May-2008 15:17

Marine Information Bulletins are distributed by Maritime Safety Queensland to alert people to important issues in the marine industry.The subject of different Marine Information Bulletins varies greatly, ranging from technical information, to seeking public opinion on proposals for changes to the law.Marine Information Bulletins are available from the Maritime Safety Queensland
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Keppel Corals Form New Heat-beating Partnerships

Posted: 22-May-2008 15:08

CQU researchers are involved in the first observation of its kind - a coral community in the southern inshore region of the Great Barrier Reef is showing signs of adjusting to higher sea surface temperature by quickly changing its main algal partners to types that can better cope with the heat.University
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Year 10 Marine Classes Visit Surf Club

Posted: 4-Apr-2008 15:29

As part of Year 10 Marine Studies Term 1 Waterskills & Dangerous Marine Creatures Unit, Holy Spirit College - Mackay -Year 10 marine studies classes visited Mackay Surf Lifesaving Club for a safety lesson on dangerous marine creatures and surf survival techniques.Mackay Surf Life Saving Club Lifeguards Craig Hallam & Patrick
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Year 10 Fish Head Dissections

Posted: 4-Apr-2008 00:00

Marine Studies requires a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application that can best be learned through an appropriate blend of classroom activities and first-hand experiences.Year 10 Marine Studies students from Holy Spirit College Term 1, 2008 wow what a great group of students. Their enthusiasm displayed throughout the term
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International Pacific Marine Educators Conference - Townsville 2008

Posted: 26-Mar-2008 14:46

Marine educators worldwide will gather in the tropical Australian city of Townsville to share resources and to continue ongoing efforts to build a network aimed at ensuring the health of the Pacific and the communities who depend upon it. The conference dates are October 16 to 21, 2008 and web conferencing
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A girl that is allergic to water.

Posted: 25-Mar-2008 12:22

As marine teachers we often hear of people allergic to seafood as well as how the seas resourses can be used as remedies to cure allergies.This is a link to a girl that is allergic to water. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/worldnews.html?in_article_id=520329&in_page_id=1811
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Mater Hospital Special School

Posted: 17-Mar-2008 20:02

The Mater Hospital Special School are a Prep-Year 12 school who cater for students who are inpatients or siblings /children of regional patients. They are located on the ground floor of the Mater Children's Hospital in South Brisbane. They are a fairly small school and obviously due to the nature
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2008 MTAQ Conference - North Stradbroke Island

Posted: 26-Feb-2008 17:04

The 2008 MTAQ Conference is to be at Moreton Bay Research Station on 20th > 23rd Sept. This is the first weekend of the school holidays.Approximate cost will be $550 (MEMBERS)Proposed activities - Mangrove studies, Rocky Shores studies, Window & Perched Lakes, operating a Snorkeling site safely for high school students
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