The Association for Science Education

ASE Annual Conference 2017 - University of Reading

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Working scientifically - a guide for primary teachers - T92

Friday 6th January 2017

12:00 - 13:00

Location : To be confirmed

Speakers

  1. Kevin Smith

Focusing on progression in Working Scientifically skills, this session explores each working scientifically skill as it progresses through the age-related expectations and emphasises teaching through exploration, questioning and dialogue. It will explore the skill in contexts taken from the curriculum. This session is based on a new book by the session leader.

Contact email for web/handbook : kismetic@hotmail.co.uk

Using science to save species from extinction - W75

Friday 6th January 2017

12:00 - 13:00

An interactive curriculum linked workshop, using real-life scientific case studies from the world of zoo conservation science, plus ideas and resources for your classroom.

Contact email for web/handbook : chesterzoo.org/education

CLEAPSS practical hub workshop REPEATED - W72

Friday 6th January 2017

12:00 - 13:00

Speakers

  1. Steve Jones - CLEAPSS

A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practicals and even make equipment to take back to school.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.cleapss.org.uk

BATW: Games of thrones - conflict & cooperation from fish to finance - T94

Friday 6th January 2017

12:15 - 13:00

Speakers

  1. Dr Rupert Marshall - Aberystwyth University

Game theory explains Animal Behaviour, Economics, and Politics. We'll see how animals evolved to resolve conflicts, and apply this to humans. Rock, paper, scissors, anyone?

Contact email for web/handbook : www.asab.org/education

Primary pop-up - D05

Friday 6th January 2017

12:15 - 13:45

Speakers

  1. Primary Science Teachers

Come and join us for an informal celebration of inspirational ideas for the classroom. Teachers from across the UK get together and share great practice, activities and ideas you can put into practice simply and easily.

Literacy in science - W78

Friday 6th January 2017

12:30 - 13:30

Speakers

  1. Sofia Ali

Can your students think, talk and write as scientists? Sofia Ali shares strategies to develop students' abilities to become scientific communicators and tackle the extended open response questions with confidence

Wellcome Trust Teachers' Reception - R04

Friday 6th January 2017

12:30 - 14:00

Join the Wellcome Trust education team for drinks, nibbles and an update on resources to support science teaching and learning

Contact email for web/handbook : www.wellcome.ac.uk

Biology practicals that work REPEATED - W83

Friday 6th January 2017

13:00 - 14:00

Speakers

  1. Dan Jenkins - Science and Plants for Schools
  2. Bronwen Richards - Science and Plants for Schools

Looking for reliable biology practicals? We've got a lab full of ideas for you, with engaging and affordable practicals on a range of key curriculum topics. We'll be troubleshooting old favourite practicals, and introducing new ones for GCSE and A-level. Stay for 10 minutes or two hours: inspiration is guaranteed!

Contact email for web/handbook : www.saps.org.uk

Origami Organelles - W80

Friday 6th January 2017

13:00 - 14:00

Speakers

  1. Dr Dominic Delaney - Discovering DNA

Come along and make your very own paper model of a mitochondrion! You will see the "powerhouse of the cell" in a whole new light.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.discoveringdna.com/product-category/origami-organelles/

KS4 science for higher attainers - W81

Friday 6th January 2017

13:00 - 14:00

Speakers

  1. Dr Tracey Baxter

Dr Tracey Baxter leads a workshop in how to stretch and challenge higher ability students to gain their full potential in the new Higher Tier GCSE exams.

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