Digital Talk: Steve Mushin Term 3
12 August 2024
On-Demand Digital Talk | Stages 3 - 5
To celebrate science week join us for a wild chat with Steve Mushin, author of UltraWild, a groundbreaking graphic novel that unveils scientifically plausible ways to heal our planet and fight climate change.
Term 3, 2024
Select a session to book or find out more through Dart Learning.
This digital program is available on demand from Monday 12 August until Monday 26 August from the comfort of your classroom.
Suitable for Stages 3 - 5
This program is recommended for Years 5 - 10
This program runs for approximately 45 mins.
The viewing link to connect to this session will be emailed to you in advance of the event.
This event is free for Australian schools
All digital programs are free to Australian schools and can be viewed via Youtube. Terms and conditions apply. Fees apply for international bookings.
For full details, please contact our Creative Learning team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 9250 7770.
Professor James Renwick, climate scientist
If this book does not fire your imagination, nothing will. Steve Mushin doesn’t hold back when thinking about our green future; humanity needs all the ideas it can get to bring climate change under control, and this book is packed with them!
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Inspire the new generation of designers, scientists and engineers
Steve Mushin is an industrial designer, artist and inventor who collaborates with scientists and engineers to solve perplexing problems that no one else seems to know what to do about - like what can be done with explosive cow gas or how to make bikes fly or cities transform into jungles as fast as possible. Steve has exhibited large-scale design drawings and models around Australia and in Japan. He works between Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand, and in 2015 received an Australian Design Honours award for his work in sustainable futures thinking. Ultrawild is Steve's first book.
Developed over seven years, Ultrawild is an optimistic book about creative thinking, science, technology, engineering and maths and the potential for massive change. Filled with laugh-out-loud design-ridiculousness, it aims to empower and excite a new generation of designers, scientists, engineers and ultra-wild creative thinkers.
Steve Mushin's blend of serious science and joyful playfulness is bound to ignite your students’ imaginations and empower them to be a part of Earth's ultimate comeback story!
If your students have a question they would like to ask, you will have the opportunity to record it and send it in for Steve to answer on the day. Questions must be sent no later than 25 April 2024. Further instructions on how to do this will be sent to you upon booking.
The Sydney Opera House presents Digital Talk with Steve Mushin in association with NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge, Department of Education
Frequently asked questions
All you need is an internet connection! Schools can connect through Youtube in an internet browser however works best for your students (as a classroom or on individual computers).
The viewing link will be emailed to you in advance of the event.
If you require technical assistance with your video conferencing facilities, contact your schools’ tech support or alternatively contact our Creative Learning team on 02 9250 7770.
Click on the link for your preferred session time. If it is the first time you have used DART Connections you will be required to set up a username and password.
Please note that DART connections is the booking platform for all of our sessions and you will need to book here even if you are not a NSW or DET school.
Once your booking has been confirmed, our team will be in touch with relevant dial in details and to address any technical questions you may have.
Our on-demand program, including performances, workshops and talks, are available for a minimum of 10 days after the premiere. This gives you greater flexibility to watch at a time and date that’s convenient to your class. If you would really like to attend outside of the event dates, please contact the Creative Learning team on email@example.com and we will try our best to accommodate you.
You don’t need to do anything! If you can no longer attend our on-demand program of events, book in for another on-demand event at a time that suits you better.
If you would really like to attend outside of the event dates, please contact the Creative Learning team on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try our best to accommodate you.
Once your booking is confirmed, our Creative Learning team will send you an email with all the details to prepare for your session.
To ensure your students get the most out of the experience, a Teachers’ Resource Pack is available for most programs. We recommend using these resources in advance of your digital excursion.
For the Digital Talks Program, your students can record their questions for the speaker and send them to us in advance of the talk. The details of how to do this will be emailed to you by our Creative Learning Team.
As the program is non-interactive, you can book for as many students as you like - a whole school booking of 500 or a single home learner - all are welcome and can be accommodated!
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