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ASE Scotland Annual Conference 2015 - Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen

Date: Friday 6th to Saturday 7th March 2015

Time: 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Location : Robert Gordon's College, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE

Cost : Various

Energising your future

Date: Friday 6 March, 1pm start to Saturday 7 March 2015, 5pm finish

Accommodation: Local hotels recommended

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Pre-register your interest now to get the full programme & booking form via email 

Scotland’s foremost best-practice science education conference. Conference themes are:

  • Primary Science
  • Using tablets and mobile devices in science
  • CfE Higher and Advanced Higher Biology
  • CfE Higher and Advanced Higher Chemistry
  • CfE Higher and Advanced Higher Physics
  • Frontier Science: cutting edge science for the classroom

Conference RatesEarly Bird (Ends Monday 8 December)Standard
Conference registration includes lunch and refreshments.
ASE member 1 day rate  £48 £72
ASE member 2 day rate £84 £96
Non member 1 day rate  £156 £204
Non member 2 day rate £168 £216

Conference programme includes talks and workshops from SSERC, Satrosphere, Our Dynamic Earth, Institute of Physics, Perimeter Institute, Royal Society of Chemistry, Royal Observatory Edinburgh, Aberdeen City Council, National Schools’ Observatory, National Space Academy and more.

Conference highlights 

  • What do we do when we don’t know?: Stuart Naylor
  • Paint Pigments and Artificial Photosynthesis: Prof. Peter Robertson
  • Teachers as Learners: Bob Kibble
  • Four workshops by the Perimeter Institute of Canada including “Cosmic Mysteries” and “Hands-on Wave-Particle Duality”
  • Photonics Explorer – hands-on optics across the curriculum
  • Fragrances, flavours and fluorescence: Adrian Allan
  • Mechanics in Practice: OPITO
  • Seven workshops by staff from SSERC
  • AH Examination Tips and Investigations Strategies: Tom Balanowski
  • A total of seven workshops by presenters visiting from North America
  • Universal Appeal - using astronomy to enhance all science teaching: Andy Newsam
  • Using mobile technology for collaborative learning in science: Richard Needham
  • A TeachMeet and Science Quiz for learning and fun on Friday evening
  • Lots of exhibitions and opportunities for networking