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Dear <<First Name>>,
 
What's your passion? This is the question we're asking families this month in an attempt to help focus attention on the causes or issues that have personal relevance. We hope you'll join in and take action to support a cause important to you.

Bookings close soon for CASE Space Academy school holiday programs and your students will take a Live NASA Tour when they participate. Find out more below.
 
Make September your Month of Action!

We on planet Earth are facing many issues. Everywhere we look there is a cause calling for our attention or our action. It can be overwhelming. In our work with students, Actura and CASE ask teens to focus on their personal interests, discovering their talents and turning those talents into skills they can use to create change. We support them to find their passions and chart a course to achieve their goals.
This month, we ask you to consider one thing you can take action on, and do it.
So, #What'sYourPassion?

Aware Week 2021
If you are passionate about the ocean you can participate in Dive Against Debris or one of the many other conservation activities organised by PADI in Aware Week 2021. Dive Against Debris is a citizen scientist program in which divers around the world collect ocean debris and log it on the Project Aware website to inform researchers of the debris issues facing the ocean.
September is Debris Month of Action and Aware Week is 18-26 September!
Learn More at PADI
Simple Steps to Combat Climate Change
We are living in a climate emergency but it's important to remember we are not powerless against it if we take urgent action. Educating ourselves is one of the best ways  individuals can take action and there are many ways our daily activities can have a positive impact.
Image by wirestock - www.freepik.com
Learn More at the Climate Council
Women and Girls in STEM

Girls are under-represented in STEM pathways and careers, but STEM professionals will continue to be in high demand and there are many reasons why girls and women need to be part of this future.
Teachers, schools and parents all play an important role in inspiring girls' interest in STEM careers and building confidence around STEM subjects.
The GiST (Girls in STEM Toolkit) is an excellent resource for students, teachers and families.

Helpful Resources at The Gist
The ultimate JUNIOR ocean adventure casts off June-July 2022!

CASE Junior Ocean School is the Australian adventure of a lifetime for students in years 7 to 9, inspiring a future generation of STEAM-skilled ocean explorers.

Bookings closing soon
Discover CASE Junior Ocean School
Real STEM - Real Space - Real Fun
CASE Space Academy now including NEW Live NASA Tour!
At CASE Space Academy young students unleash their curiosity as they explore space as a rocket engineer, space scientist or astronaut. Guided by their live coach, students enjoy loads of hands-on STEM activities, design their own space mission and collaborate on exciting team challenges.

NEW! All courses now include a live tour of a NASA facility in the USA.  
Mars Exploration
How do rockets fly? Why do we explore Mars?
Design your own Mars exploratory mission.
It's a Mars Life
How can humans survive on Mars?
Create your own Mars human colony.
Mon 27/09/21 - Fri 1/10/21
10:00am - 12:30pm
HURRY! Bookings close: 19 September
Mon 4/10/21 - Fri 8/10/21
9:00am - 11:30am
Bookings close: 26 September
$50 Cash Back for group purchases of 3 more more places.
Book Your Place at CASE Space Academy
Actura Staff Favourites…5 Simple Actions Against Climate Change
Taking action for big goals doesn't have to be hard.  Here are five ways to help.
  1. Explore education resources: https://oceanic.global/education/
  2. Be inspired by the actions of young people around the world: https://www.un.org/en/climatechange/youth-in-action
  3. Download the UN's Ecosystem Restoration Playbook: https://unenvironment.widen.net/s/ffjvzcfldw/ecosystem-restoration-playbook
  4. Join the Climate Council: https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/join/
  5. Fight climate change with a diet change: https://www.earthday.org/actions/fight-climate-change-with-diet-change/
Enjoy your week!
Actura Team
Monthly emails are scheduled to showcase Actura's latest STEAM program updates and STEAM news from around the world. 

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