Aberdeen Science Centre Summer School 2017

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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

TimeWhatWho
9.30-9.45Arrival and Refreshments 
9.45-10.00WELCOMELiz Hodge

CEO Aberdeen Science Centre

10.00-12.00Switch it onLobke Starr-Vaanholt

Aberdeen Science Centre

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

Gilcomstoun Primary

1.30-2.00Refreshments 
2.00-5.00Resourceful RainforestsVicky Ewan

Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre

DAY 2 – Tuesday 15th August 2017

TimeWhatWho
9.30-10.00Arrival and Refreshments 
10.00-12.00The Wonders of SpaceLobke Starr

Aberdeen Science Centre

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

University of Edinburgh

2.30-3.00Refreshments 
3.00-5.00Engineering ChallengesThomas 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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