The Association for Science Education

ASE Annual Conference 2017 - University of Reading

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Free web-based learning resources for post-16 chemistry - I13

Wednesday 4th January 2017

11:50 - 12:45

Location : Palmer, 101

Speakers

  1. School of Chemistry, Newcastle University

Free resources to learn about fundamental topics in post-16 chemistry using real worldwide research databases!

Contact email for web/handbook : www.ncl.ac.uk/chemistry/outreach/resources

CASTME science in action: Pre-school children at play - I12

Wednesday 4th January 2017

11:50 - 12:45

Location : Palmer, 104

Speakers

  1. CATSME

We will explain how CASTME works with organisations in the Commonwealth to develop awareness amongst children and their carers, of the real-world science, maths, and technology. We assist them in learning about these everyday activities so the preschool children experience the phenomena and encourage simple conversations about the science in action in their world.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.castme.online

Research-focused teaching resources to inspire students in STEM careers - I11

Wednesday 4th January 2017

11:50 - 12:45

Location : Palmer, G01/02

Speakers

  1. ASE

An introduction to ASE's resources focusing on Big Research Questions within a global context which are supported by Research Council UK.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.ase.org.uk/resources/maths-in-science

Teaching controversial issues post-16 REPEATED - I14

Wednesday 4th January 2017

11:50 - 12:45

Location : Palmer, 103

The talk reports on a Wellcome Trust-funded project at Durham University. Data illustrating post-16 students'scientific knowledge and ethical viewpoints pre- and post-participation in "law-in-action"role-plays focusing on these controversial issues will be presented. An opportunity to experience the activities and a role-play is available in a separate workshop session.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.dur.ac.uk/cells

Lunch & exhibition - I15

Wednesday 4th January 2017

12:45 - 13:30

Location : Palmer, G03/04/05

Maths and science for life MASCIL project - I16

Wednesday 4th January 2017

13:30 - 14:25

Location : Palmer, G10

Speakers

  1. University of Nottingham

mascil (mathematics and science for life!) aims to promote inquiry-based science teaching. It also connects mathematics and science education to the world of work. The aim is to help students gain them the competencies they need for their future professional and personal lives as active citizens.

A lifelong impact in 1 hour with PS REPEATED - I18

Wednesday 4th January 2017

14:30 - 15:25

Location : Palmer, 103

Speakers

  1. SimpleScience

Making a life-long impact on children of 4-12 years (their parents and teachers)? In just a few hours? Hardly without guidance of adults? We reveal the secrets. Leave with SimpleScience ideas that work. Share the experience of 30 years with 2 million children

Contact email for web/handbook : leraar24/ontdekhoek and bertnagel123@hotmail.com

Supporting STEM in African Schools - I17

Wednesday 4th January 2017

14:30 - 15:25

Location : Palmer, 105

Speakers

  1. The Wulugu Project - Penny Fraser, UNAFAS & Dan Bucknell, Tusk
  2. UNAFAS

PACE - A beautifully illustrated reader, action sheets and Africa-wide case studies help educators develop competencies, link theory and practical in place-based teaching of STEM.

How can we promote a deeper engagement in outdoor learning of primary trainee teachers? - I20

Wednesday 4th January 2017

14:30 - 15:25

Location : Palmer, 108

Speakers

  1. Nottingham Trent University - Alison Murphy, Sarah Hindmarsh, Sue Hunt, Paul Waring-Thomas, Steve Sharp
  2. Nottingham Trent University

We will share professional development approaches that we use to empower our primary trainee teachers to engage with outdoor learning and their reflections on this.

Contact email for web/handbook : assistme.ku.dk

Science through a global lens REPEATED - I21

Wednesday 4th January 2017

14:30 - 15:55

Location : Palmer, 104

Speakers

  1. Lengthorn Education - Kevin Bailey
  2. Global Learning Programme

We will focus on KS2/KS3 science through a global lens, including links between science and the NC, explaining how global themes in science enhance learner outcomes. It will focus on five different practical investigations: Zeer pots, solar lighting, litre of light, fuel efficient stoves and entamophagy. Outcomes of enthused, motivated teachers who identify how well science and global learning complement each other.

Contact email for web/handbook : globaldimension.org.uk/glp

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