The Association for Science Education

ASE Annual Conference 2017 - University of Reading

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Cards for AS/A2 Organic Chemistry - W109

Friday 6th January 2017

16:00 - 17:00

Location : Food Biosciences, 233

Speakers

  1. Nonsuch High School (retiring August 2016)

Organic Chemistry is a difficult area for many A-level students. Familiarity with the nomenclature and representations of structures are key to progress. Come to try a variety of card activities that can be used in different ways to enhance learning as well as being fun.

Contact email for web/handbook : hazel.shirley@btinternet.com

Developing a five-year plan for science - T118

Friday 6th January 2017

16:00 - 17:00

Location : Food Biosciences, 234

Speakers

  1. Ed Walsh Consulting

With new courses at both KS3 and GCSE, departments are looking to develop provision from 11 to 16, planning for progression in both concept and process. This workshop will explore what this looks like in practice and how a team can develop such a course. Sponsored by Collins Education.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.edmundwalsh.co.uk

"I'm reading science for the fun of it" - T120

Friday 6th January 2017

16:00 - 17:00

Location : Henley Business School, G03

Speakers

  1. School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Queen's University Belfast

Promoting 'Reading for Pleasure' is a priority in our schools - but what about promoting 'Science Reading for Pleasure'? This session offers some interesting ideas.

Contact email for web/handbook : r.jarman@qub.ac.uk

Talking Science Debate: The benefits of, and barriers to, incorporating practical independent research projects into the curriculum - S17

Friday 6th January 2017

16:00 - 18:00

Location : Palmer, 102

Professor David Read (University of Southampton) chairs this lively debate which explores �The benefits of, and barriers to, incorporating practical independent research projects into the curriculum�. Hosted by the Institute of Physics, the Royal Society, the Royal Society of Biology, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Wellcome Trust. Come along, join in with the debate and enjoy a glass of wine.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.iop.org/education www.royalsociety.org www.rsb.org.uk/education www.rsc.org www.wellcome.ac.uk/education

ASE TeachMeet - W107

Friday 6th January 2017

16:00 - 17:30

Location : Palmer, G03/04/05

Do you have a top classroom tip to share? Or do you want to find out what works for other teachers? This informal session gives you the chance to share effective practice.

Science with picture books? - W91

Friday 6th January 2017

16:30 - 17:30

Location : Palmer, G06

Speakers

  1. University College London - Dr Sue Dale Tunnicliffe
  2. University College London

Our workshop aims to understand which fictional books to choose and how to design learning situations rooted on their plot, in primary science education. The teachers will be invited to explore different kind of storybooks, to read different realistic-fiction books and to test learning situation based these books.

Contact email for web/handbook : c.bruguiere@ucl.ac.uk

Creating the next generation of Citizen Scientists - W166

Friday 6th January 2017

16:30 - 17:30

Location : Henley Business School, G04

Speakers

  1. Earthwatch - Carolynn Helps
  2. Earthwatch

Looking for ways to inspire your students, empowering them to value their local nature whilst being part of global research projects? Want help making the connection between local and global issues? Look no further�. Earthwatch is developing new and exciting Citizen Science projects - uncovering the secret life of earthworms, unlocking the chemistry of fresh water, what can tea bags tell us about the world beneath our feet�. All provide opportunities for your students to become the Citizen Scientists of the future and you can help support and encourage their fascination and interest in the world of science and research.Come along and find out about practical research projects you can do with your students, the resources which support them and the ways these projects can help develop their global perspectives.

Contact email for web/handbook : eu.earthwatch.org/education

Becoming an effective subject leader - T125

Friday 6th January 2017

16:30 - 17:30

Location : Palmer, 107

Speakers

  1. ASE - Liz Lawrence

The primary science subject leader survival guide written by members of the primary science community gives advice and guidance to subject leaders of all levels of experience

Contact email for web/handbook : kellyconsultingandtraining@gmail.com

CREST Star primary investigations - W114

Friday 6th January 2017

16:30 - 17:30

Location : Palmer, 103

Speakers

  1. British Science Association - Alex Blatherwick
  2. British Science Association - Katie Leeper

This hands-on workshop will include new additions to our primary programme, and give you the chance to try new activities and resources.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.britishscienceassociation.org/crest-star

Planning for impact - W112

Friday 6th January 2017

16:30 - 17:30

Location : Palmer, 111

A practical session to plan for meaningful and sustainable change in primary science leadership focussing on the issues you have in your own school.

Contact email for web/handbook : psqm@herts.ac.uk

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