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Hong Kong Geopark School Educational Activities 2020-2021

Hong Kong Geopark will continue to organise educational and science popularization activities to promote Hong Kong Geopark and earth sciences and to underscore the importance of cultural and nature conservation. Educational activities planned for primary and secondary schools this year are as follows:

1. Rock Classroom
2. School Seminar
3. Geopark School Programme (Quota is full.)

Hong Kong Geopark School Educational Activities

 

1. Rock Classroom

This activity comprises a workshop and a guided tour. After an introduction to rocks and fossils of Hong Kong at the workshop, students will visit Rock Academy, a large-scale outdoor exhibition of 28 rock specimens sourced from Hong Kong, and the Geopark Visitor Centre. This learning experience aims to enrich knowledge about Hong Kong’s geology and heighten geoconservation awareness.

Targets: Primary and secondary students
Group size: 30 max.
Venue: Rock Classroom activity room, Lions Nature Education Centre, Tsiu Hang, Sai Kung
Language: Cantonese or English
Date: Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except public holidays)
Time: 10:00am - 12:00 noon or 2:00 - 4:00pm
Fee: Free of charge. Schools are required to arrange transport for students to and from the activity venue.

Enrollment:
PDF Download and fax the completed application form to Hong Kong Geopark.

 

2. School Seminar

Staff of Hong Kong Geopark will visit the participating schools and present to the student knowledge of Hong Kong Geopark, unique geo-attractions, rocks, natural ecology and cultural heritage. Such awareness will motivate students to cherish and protect our natural environment.

Topic 1

Discovering Hong Kong Geopark

An introduction to Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark, its geo-attractions, wildlife and cultural heritage.

Targets: Primary and secondary students
Group size: Minimum 40 per session
Language: Cantonese
Date: Monday through Friday (except public holidays)
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Enrollment:
PDF Download and fax the completed application form to Hong Kong Geopark.

 

3. Geopark School Programme (Quota is full.)

The Programme:
The Geopark Schools Programme is a key education programme of Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark. Working closely with local schools, Hong Kong Geopark rolls out a wide range of science popularisation activities to inspire student's long-term interest in earth sciences, integrated with ecology and culture and to promote the concept of sustainable development. Every successful participant can make application to Hong Kong Geopark for up to 5 activities during the programme period, including not more than 2 school talks or workshops, 2 geopark land excursions and 1 geopark sea excursion.

Target groups:
Local primary and secondary schools supporting the geoparks concept and interested in promoting science popularisation activities for students.

Language: Cantonese

Programme period:
1 September 2020 to 31 August 2021

How to Register:
There is a quota of 20 schools for the 2020/21 Geopark Schools Programme. To make the programme an ongoing effort and optimise effectiveness, 13 places are reserved for schools that took part in the Geopark Schools Programme last year, and the remaining 7 places are reserved for schools that did not take part in the programme last year.

Schools interested in joining the programme should complete the Geopark Schools Programme application form and return it to Hong Kong Geopark by email or fax between 1 August and 30 September 2020. Places are limited and offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Applicants will be notified of the result by email and fax within 7 working days. For enquiries, please contact Ms Wong, Geopark Ranger, on tel. 2150 6810.

Email:yuet_tung_wong@afcd.gov.hk

Fax:2317 0482

Download PDF HKUGGp Schools Programme Introduction

Download PDF HKUGGp Schools Programme Registration Form (Quota is full.)

Download PDF HKUGGp Schools Programme Activity Booking Form

 

 

 

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