Special books offers - ends 16 July!
Are you planning science lessons for next year? These books are available to members at a special price. Offer ends 16 July 2012.
Science Newswise 2 gets students thinking about how science is communicated. Exploring science in the news enlivens and enriches your teaching.
Biology: Ideas and Experiments School biology is about skills and enquiry, as well as content. Use this collection of ideas and experiments to motivate and enthuse students.
Sc1 Investigation for KS1 and KS2 presents differentiated investigations for primary schools – ‘A great book to kick start a whole host of practical sessions’.
Star Science, Technology and Reading features poems by Michael Rosen, which provide opportunities to explore science and technology, and is full of ideas for activities.
Make sure your school has a copy!
ASE Publications support exciting science lessons at primary and secondary level, see the Online Bookshop for details of a wide selection of titles and find out about Special Offers!
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Win a technician's trolley
Gratnells the school storage people, who are sponsoring Kathy Sykes, the keynote speaker at the ASE National Technicians' conference, will be running a free prize draw, available to all conference attendees, to win a technician's trolley worth over £300.
Book your place at the conference on the Science Learning Centres website.
ASE Primary Science Annual Conference ENTHUSE Award increased!
The National Science Learning Centre has increased the ENTHUSE Award to £347 for participants at the Primary Science Annual Conference on June 15.
The increase in the award will allow teachers to travel from further afield for this important conference, or use the award to pay for cover while they are out of the classroom. For more information please visit the Science Learning Centres website.
NQT Summer School
The National Science Learning Centre’s Summer School for Newly Qualified Teachers has a proven track record of success for delegates.
Highlights of the programme include support for planning the steps to ensure lasting impact on pupils and career development, and the time to try innovative and inspiring learning activities for introducing scientific concepts.
For more information, please visit the Science Learning Centres website.
A brief overview of the past month’s activities at ASE’s Headquarters, including some of the major interactions.
• Voting is under way for the vacant positions on the Council and Assembly of ASE. There was one nomination for Chair-elect from Pete Robinson, former NAIGS Chair. ASE members can vote online.
• The Anniversary Appeal is making good progress with arrangements firming up for the Summer Celebration Conference. More details in June’s edition of Education in Science.
• The Annual Conference Stakeholder meeting took place at which the Conference theme for 2013 “Constructing the future of science education: tackling 50 year challenges” was announced.
• During the month the third meeting of ASE’s Assembly took place. ASE’s President, Robin Millar led a workshop on KS3 Science.
• The CEO Annette Smith spoke at the Holyrood Annual Science Conference in Glasgow on “Encouraging more young people into science”. She also took part in the OCR consultative forum for science and attended a Wellcome Trust seminar on informal science learning which updated attendees on this major research project.
• Many members of ASE were present at the Nuffield celebration of 50 years of curriculum development, along with the CEO and other staff. The Nuffield Curriculum Projects have been closely associated with ASE from their very beginning.