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By Author: Karen Player

What's in the Box - Deniliquin South Public School

After a few wrong turns and a call to the school office I finally arrived at Deniliquin South Public School.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 10 Jun 2010

What's in the Box - Conargo Public School

Just a short drive on a long straight road north of Deniliquin I arrived at Conargo Public School.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 10 Jun 2010

What's in the Box - Bunnaloo Public School

Bunnaloo Public school was the next stop on my regional NSW trip.  Travelling through the Riverina Bunnaloo is about 60knm west of Deniliquin.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 10 Jun 2010

What's in the Box - Buronga Public School

Day 5 of my regional NSW trip has brought me to Buronga Public School on the mighty Murray River across the river from Mildura.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 08 Jun 2010

What's in the Box - Clare Public School

First stop on my regional school visit after travelling 1100km in 3 days was Clare Public School, one of the most remote Public Schools in NSW 

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Jun 2010

What's in the Box - Outside the Museum

I don't get out of the Box to visit many schools because Museum in a Box keeps me very busy in Sydney, so when the opportunity arose I jumped at the chance to visit some regional schools.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 24 May 2010

What's in the Box - Minibeast Magnified

The Museum in a Box®  - Insects contains collecting equipment and material to conduct minibeast surveys in the school grounds.  To test out all the equipment and activities we visited students at Ermington Public School.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 20 May 2010

Video Conferencing

Video conferencing has started again for 2010.  Schools can access the Museum's collections and staff through a series of video conferences.  

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Apr 2010

What's in the Box - Freshwater

After a year of planning and development the new Freshwater Box is finished and is heading out to NSW schools. The Freshwater box was developed in partnership Sydney Water and is the second box in a new style that includes scientific equipment to assist student in monitoring their local environment.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 04 Mar 2010

What's in the Box - 45 years on

Museum in a Box® was developed 45 years ago and is the corner stone of the Australian Museum outreach program.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 17 Feb 2010