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    Amalya Valle
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    Your name: Amalya Valle

    Others involved/assistants: Maddy, Sheridan, Reef Check and the Moreton Bay environmental education center.

    Event date/time: August 13, 2018

    Event name: School Holiday Educational Boat Trip – quiz with prizes, and a presentation.

    Event location: Moreton Bay

    Event description: School Holiday Educational Boat Trip

    Total number of visitors: Two separate trips, both with approximately 15-20 passengers.

    Number of people engaged with: 15-20 students and children / 15-20 teachers and parents /5 others

    Other citizen science groups involved: Reef Check

    What worked well: The quiz! People learned a lot and seemed keen on winning prizes.

    What didn’t work well: The virtual reef. People were interested in other things instead and walked all over it because there wasn’t a lot of room on the boat.

    Did you have enough materials: yes

    Any costs involved: Transport/Fuel

    Would you organize this again: Yes

    Any future spin-offs: Not really

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    Amalya Valle
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    Your name: Amalya Valle

    Others involved/assistants: Marine Science Teacher at St Teresa’s.

    Event date/time: June 28, 2018

    Event name: Marine Science Class, St Teresas

    Event location: St Teresas

    Event description: Marine Science Class, St Teresas

    Total number of visitors: 9

    Number of people engaged with: 8 student / 1 teacher

    Other citizen science groups involved: None

    What worked well: The teacher requested that the class was coral centered with a small section on CoralWatch but not entirely focused on CoralWatch. I bought in some coral skeletons and some other marine fossils and shells, as well as some tanks of seaweed from work that the students really enjoyed.

    What didn’t work well: Nothing really. The whole event went well.

    Did you have enough materials: Yes.

    Any costs involved: Just transportation/fuel

    Would you organize this again: HELL YES

    Any future spin-offs: Definitely. But in the brainstorming phase.

    Other comments: N/a

    Event website:

    Event Social Media #tags: The teacher posted about it on the marine science teachers of Australia facebook group and seemed to get a lot of positive attention.

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