Vicious Vikings | School Holidays Workshop | Thursday 9th January 2020
Strictly Ages 6-12
Explore Viking engineering, navigation and how they accumulated wealth through plunder and conquest. Fasten yourself a trusty axe and shield then engage in the delicate art of shield warfare. Be reborn with your own Viking name and learn about their cuisine, customs and society.
-Develop knowledge, skills and understanding in making prop replicas and other creative works informed by investigations and sources on the topic of Viking history and customs.
-Use expressive forms to communicate ideas
-Appreciate personal creative outcomes and those of others
-Collaborate with others by taking on roles and creating imagined situations informed Viking history and customs.
Held at North Sydney Demonstration School. Address: Bay Rd, Waverton NSW 2060 at Lady Hay Hall
About the Instructor
Award-winning Dave Harrington of Stone and Bones is a qualified ethno-botanist and ecologist, specialising in education and science.
Throughout his career he has lectured and collaborated with numerous schools and organisations such as Macquarie University, UTS, UNSW, Australian Catholic University, The Catholic Education Office and numerous high schools throughout Australia
Among his many accomplishments he has worked closely Aboriginal communities in the Kimberley and Northern NSW regions in collaborative projects aimed to record and preserve Aboriginal culture and practices.
His UNSW lecture series The Science of Indigenous Knowledge profiled the scientific method and practices of indigenous people.
Dave has also lectured at Yalbalinga, the Australian Catholic University's Indigenous Unit where he has taught science for school teachers.
Recipient of the:
Eureka Science Award
The Macquarie University Partnerships award
The National Australian Learning
The Teaching Council Award.