Aberdeen Science Centre Summer School 2017

Aberdeen Science Centre’s Summer School 2017

Get inspired and gain confidence for teaching STEM in this year’s interactive, hand-on and fun STEM Summer School. Explore the wonders of the space and act out an electrical circuit. Go crazy with maths, handle some exciting biological specimens and develop your engineering skills. All workshops will increase your knowledge and confidence and give you a whole new arsenal of skills for teaching science, engineering and maths in the classroom.

Activities in the workshops will be linked to the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence and will focus on using the new benchmarks to cover science experiences and outcomes.

 Programme – Monday 14th – Tuesday 15th August 2017 Time – 09:30-17:00

DAY 1 – Monday 14th August 2017

Time What Who
9.30-9.45 Arrival and Refreshments  
9.45-10.00 WELCOME Liz Hodge

CEO Aberdeen Science Centre

10.00-12.00 Switch it on Lobke Starr-Vaanholt

Aberdeen Science Centre

12.00-12:30 Lunch  
12.30-1.30 Delivering Classroom Science April Strachan and Amanda Kirk

Gilcomstoun Primary

1.30-2.00 Refreshments  
2.00-5.00 Resourceful Rainforests Vicky Ewan

Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre


DAY 2 – Tuesday 15th August 2017

Time What Who
9.30-10.00 Arrival and Refreshments  
10.00-12.00 The Wonders of Space Lobke Starr

Aberdeen Science Centre

12.00-12.45 Lunch  
12.45-2.30 Curious and Curiouser: Provoking mathematical Enquiry Susan McLarty

University of Edinburgh

2.30-3.00 Refreshments  
3.00-5.00 Engineering Challenges Thomas Wild

Aberdeen Science Centre

*Please note that this is a preliminary programme and times/sessions could change.


To book a place on this event then please use the following link: https://ascsummerschool2017.eventbrite.co.uk

Source: CLPL

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