sonic explorers 2018 workshops
Tuesday 9th January
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Rainforest Discovery Centre,
Workshop 1: Sonic Explorers - Remote Sensing Soundscapes
Sonic Explorers takes students on a journey discovering the world of acoustic ecology with new technologies, science and creativity. Participants will explore rainforest soundscapes and learn how we can monitor environmental changes through sound. Sonic Explorers will select recording locations and set up live streams in the rainforest. We will listen to other rainforest live streams on a sound map and create graphic scores of our rainforest sound walks.
Bookings link here
Workshop 2: Sonic Explorers - Record the World
Age: 8 - 17
Time: 12noon - 2pm
In this workshop, students learn about the new technology and exciting science behind acoustic ecology and ecoacoustics. We will go on a environmental field recording expedition in the rainforest with special microphones designed to mimic human ears.
Bookings link here.