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UCTV Alive for Kids

UCTV Alive for Kids is an interactive online broadcast developed by the Peter Underwood Centre to provide children and young people with fun, extra-curricular learning opportunities. It is hosted by Dr Louise Grimmer from the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics at the University of Tasmania.

The show is delivered during class-time and covers a range of child-friendly topics. Past episodes have focused on everything from the endangered red handfish, volcanoes and sea birds, to Christmas marketing, glassblowing and a tour of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery's exhibition This Too Shall Pass.

WHEN: First Monday of the month during the school term from 2–2.30pm (AEST).

LOCATION: Online. Register via the link below.

FORMAT: Broadcasts are presented live via Zoom Webinar, with a Q&A segment so that classes have the opportunity to submit questions for the presenter to answer. Appropriate protocols are in place so there is no video / audio of the interactions from participants.

AUDIENCE: Year 5 and 6 students.

Upcoming episode Tasmania Reads - "Sea Country" by Aunty Patsy Cameron

UCTV is thrilled to announce a special webinar in collaboration with Tasmania Reads, taking place on Monday 6 March from 2:00 - 2:30pm (AEST).

During the broadcast, students will have the opportunity to celebrate local culture and the magic of storytelling with Aunty Patsy Cameron, a descendant of the Pairebeenne Trawlwoolway clan in Tasmania. Aunty Patsy will be reading from her book Sea Country and will be available to answer any questions students may have, live.

REGISTER TO WATCH LIVE