VCES Insectivores 101

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series: Insectivores 101 has been designed for Years 5-6 high ability students.   Entomologist and PhD Candidate, Shasta Henry, from the University of Tasmania will lead an exciting presentation followed by a Q&A session (40 mins).   The theme will be: Did you know that insects are the superfood of the future? (Image: Shasta Henry)

Students will then have a short break followed by an engaging hands-on session (60 mins) where students will conduct a scientific taste-testing trial,  respond to a series of super-food insect breeding challenges, and investigate the impact of introducing a new insect super-species into our environment.

  • There are limited numbers of tickets available.  Only ONE ticket of up to 25 high ability students per school for each event. 
  •  NOTE: This is targeted for rural and regional students.
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How to book your group

  1. Book your students into either the morning or afternoon session NOT both.
  2. Tickets can be booked using the link below (NOTE: one ticket is for a group of up to 25 students)
  3. Download and complete the attached ‘Student_details’ spreadsheet Student_details_ and email this through to

After your booking is confirmed

Please download the parental invitation and student nomination forms and distribute them to the families of the students.

IMPORTANT:  Cancellation Policy

  1. When you book you will receive an automated message from Eventbrite.  Save this carefully please.
  2. Any cancellations need to be received in time for STEMLinc to re-sell your tickets to other teachers.
  3. Please use the Eventbrite confirmation email to facilitate any cancellation of your booking.  That will automatically release your ticket for re-sale on our system.
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