The Association for Science Education

ASE Annual Conference 2017 - University of Reading

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

Wednesday 4th January 2017

11:50 - 12:45

Speakers

  1. Marianne Cutler - 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

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

Wednesday 4th January 2017

11:50 - 12:45

Speakers

  1. Dr Peter Hoare - 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

Teaching controversial issues post-16: stem cell research, human cloning and mitochondrial donation through �law-in-action� role plays - I14

Wednesday 4th January 2017

11:50 - 12:45

Speakers

  1. Dr Vanessa Kind

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

Maths and science for life MASCIL project - I16

Wednesday 4th January 2017

13:30 - 14:25

Speakers

  1. Dr Mary Oliver - 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.

School-university partnerships - I19

Wednesday 4th January 2017

14:30 - 15:55

Join us to explore how schools and universities can develop more strategic and sustainable partnerships, drawing upon learning from the RCUK-funded SUPI project.

Contact email for web/handbook : www.publicengagment.ac.uk/SUPI

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

Wednesday 4th January 2017

14:30 - 15:25

Speakers

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

A lifelong impact in 1 hour with PS REPEATED - I18

Wednesday 4th January 2017

14:30 - 15:25

Speakers

  1. Bert Nagel - 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

Speakers

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

Science through a global lens REPEATED - I21

Wednesday 4th January 2017

14:30 - 15:55

Speakers

  1. Elena Lengthorn - Lengthorn Education
  2. Kevin Bailey - 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 compliment each other.

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

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