Bush Blitz TeachLive applications now open Applications for the October 2019 Bush Blitz TeachLive program are now open This is a FULLY FUNDED Professional Development Opportunity! We are looking for FIVE motivated teachers to join us on our expedition to Little Desert National Park in Victoria! All teachers who teach years 4-12 are encouraged to apply. You do not have to be experienced or science-trained to participate – just passionate about science, and about sharing this passion with your students, colleagues and education networks. Fully funded means we cover teacher replacement costs too. WHERE: Little Desert National Park, VIC WHEN: Thursday 24 - 31 October 2019 DURATION: 8 days (6 school days) WHO: 5 teachers who teach years 4-12. One place is reserved for an early career teacher. APPLY HERE: http://asta.edu.au/programs/bush_blitz_teachlive (includes eligibility and commitments) The successful applicants will have a unique opportunity to assist scientists to document plants and animals, and discover new species, as part of the world’s first continent-wide biodiversity survey. The teachers will also share their experiences with their students through blogs on our website and through other online tools, such as Skype and social media sites. All travel, accommodation and full teacher replacement costs are funded. Applications close Sunday 25 August Bush Blitz is made possible through a unique partnership between the Australian Government (Parks Australia and the Australian Biological Resources Study), BHP and Earthwatch Australia. Thank you to the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) for assisting in the delivery of this program.