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one on one program

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One on one learning.

elasmo offers our science and sustainability program, which supplements the NSW Geography and Science Syllabus and supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is available through one on one learning for children ages 7 - 15 living in the Lake Macquarie and Newcastle Region.

An elasmo educator will be assigned to your child and visit you each week at an arranged time/place and take your child on a journey through the Natural world. The program is split into two five week Modules (Module One - Our place, and Module Two - Our Future).

Learning is discussion based and all content is designed to have a positive emotional response. Your child will learn all about the natural world and explore all the ways each of us can do our part to protect Earth now and into the future. 


 

Our promise

  • Child Safe Organisation

  • Environmentally Friendly Organisation

  • Safe learning environment (see House Rights)

  • Valuing all

  • Empowerment based teaching

  • Creativity!

 Skills focus

  • Developing a Growth Mindset

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Critical and Philosophical Thinking

  • Ethical Reasoning

  • Working Scientifically

  • Sustainable living

 

Our teaching style

We create a positive and empowering learning environment by celebrating trying, developing skills through practice, nurturing our individual interests and inspiring imagination. Our Students feel empowered to follow their curiosity and see life as an exciting journey full of endless possibilities - creating a world they would like to live in, knowing they are enough.


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Module One - Our Place

Duration 5 weeks - $200 + $10 travel allowance

Includes

  • 1 x elasmo educator

  • 5 x Home visits

  • 5 x 60 minute workshops

  • All course content, materials and activities (Solar System Model, Mini Terrarium)

  • Notebook (playbook)

  • Exclusive access to our online portal

  • Course Progress card

  • Certificate of Completion

Skills focus

  • Encourage a Growth Mindset

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Critical and Philosophical Thinking

  • Ethical Reasoning

  • Working Scientifically

  • Sustainable living

Week one - Earth and Space ~ The Solar System

Investigate the Universe as we currently know it, learn about our solar system and the diverse planets that orbit around the sun. Uncover an eight-legged micro creature and discover how we are all connected to the stars.

ACTIVITY - Build your own solar system model

Week Two - Earth and Space ~ Planet Earth

Explore the effect of the interactions between the Earth and the Sun, develop an understanding of Earth’s position in the solar system and as a dynamic part of a complex interrelated system.

Week Three - Homo Sapiens

No other living creature has ever altered the world like we have. Explore what it means to be human, discover some ordinary people doing extraordinary things and be empowered to bring about positive change. You are enough.

ACTIVITY - Collaborative Art piece (Together we are a symphony)

Week Four - History of the Ocean

Travel back in time to visit the Dinosaurs, discover one of the biggest predators to have roamed the oceans, investigate how the Earth has changed over time and explore the six mass extinctions.

ACTIVITY - Design-o-Saur

Week Five - Living World

Celebrate the incredible biodiversity of this Planet, investigate the interdependence between all life on Earth and consider how humans impact the natural world.

ACTIVITY - Build your own Terrarium

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Module two - our future

Duration 5 weeks - $200 + $10 travel allowance

Includes:

  • 1 x elasmo educator

  • 5 x Home visits

  • 5 x 60 minute workshops

  • All course content, materials and activities (Mini Solar Powered Car, Recycled bird feeder)

  • Notebook (playbook)

  • Exclusive access to our online portal

  • Course Progress card

  • Certificate of Completion

Skills focus

  • Encourage a Growth Mindset

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Critical and Philosophical Thinking

  • Ethical Reasoning

  • Working Scientifically

  • Sustainable living

Week One - Healthy Ecosystems

Learn about ecosystems and the interdependence between living and non living things. Investigate how the removal of a species affects an ecosystem and how we can work to ensure a sustainable future for all life on Earth.’

ACTIVITY - Let’s play species Jenga

Week Two - Sharks and Rays

Better understand fear, explore the role sharks and rays play within ecosystems, raise your awareness on the threats they are currently facing and look at ways we can protect one of the oceans apex predators.

Week Three - Climate Change

Understanding the largest dilemma of our generation is no easy task. Define climate change, explore it’s causes and impacts, as well as identify local action on what is a global problem to solve.

ACTIVITY - Build and Race mini solar powered vehicles

Week Four - Plastic Pollution

Delve into plastics story, from it’s creation to it’s resting place (if it has one). Better understand its composition and its effects on the environment, in-particular marine life, and investigate our individual scope of influence.

ACTIVITY - Build a recycled bird feeder

Week Five - Living Sustainably

Earth is home to 7.7 billion people. There is only - and only ever will be one you. Discover what it means to be sustainable and investigate how we can all make a difference in securing a future for generations to come.


Enquire

Got a question? check out our FAQ or shoot us an message using the form to the right. We will be in touch shortly.

Call Hollie on 0408 925 423

Email us at enquiries@elasmo.com.au

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