Robert Jones Masterclass

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Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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Robert Jones is a palaeontologist at the Australian Museum. In this masterclass of 16 video segments he answers questions from teacher Helen Thompson and students from Balmain High School about the fossils of Gondwana and Australian fossils in general. The resource includes teaching notes and links to related websites.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-12ES) describes the dynamic nature of models, theories and laws in developing scientific understanding of the Earth and solar system

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU153) Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks contain minerals and are formed by processes that occur within Earth over a variety of timescales

(ACSHE227) People use understanding and skills from across the disciplines of science in their occupations

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Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Fossils, Dinosaurs, Sedimentary rocks, Gondwana, Cretaceous period
File type:
Centre for Learning Innovation
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Friday, 24 July 2009

Resource ID: 5e8b53e2-073e-449b-ad66-17654a001659