The Association for Science Education

West of England November Conference

Date: Saturday 16th November 2013

Time: 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM

Location : At-Bristol STEM Learning (Previously science Learning Centre South West)

Cost : Free to members. Nominal charge for non-members.

ASE West of England Region Meeting

At-Bristol STEM Learning (previously SLCSW)

Saturday 16th November 2013

Outline Programme: ‘Changing Science’ 

9.00-9.30 Registration, Coffee & tea available on arrival

9:30-9.45 Welcome and PSQM presentations

Sarah Earle, ASE West of England Chair

9.45-10.40 Keynote

Ed Walsh, Cornwall Learning Changing Science

10.40-11.35 Workshop A

A1. Ed Drewitt Learning in the natural environment?

A2. Angus Gregson Science and Art?

A3Kat Griffiths Thinking skills?

A4. Chris Cooknell Flip Learning

A5. Joie, Science on a shoestring

11.35-12.05 Coffee

12.05-1.00 Workshop B

B1. Allie Beaumont Time for change!

A close look at what's in, what's out and what we as class teachers can do to prepare for implementing the new curriculum whilst ensuring we keep the fun of primary science alive in our classrooms.

B2. Anna Katrina Halford, Primary Science Teaching Trust

Workshop will include science trails using the local environment

B3. Keith Webber, Okehampton College Using Science to reduce yoru school energy bill

There are numerous opportunities within the science curriculum to promote energy/climate awareness and drive down the school bill through better habits while also developing activities that encourage energy saving at home too.

B4. TBA

B5. Ed Walsh, Literacy

1.00-1.30 ABM – all welcome