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NESA Endorsed PD – Simple Science in the Classroom

NESA Endorsed PD – Simple Science in the Classroom

Simple Science in the Classroom

Discover how to run simple science experiments in the primary classroom using easy to get materials. This is not a PowerPoint presentation or a series of videos; your staff will actively participate in hands-on experiments in real time with us.

What do participants do?

During this session, your teachers will learn about how to turn materials available in the local supermarket into engaging and worthwhile classroom experiments. These experiments have been classroom tested and have shown to be highly effective in increasing student understanding. All materials presented have direct syllabus links to both the ACARA and NSW K to 10.

ACARA links

Science Inquiry Skills is concerned with the practices used to develop scientific knowledge, including questioning, planning and conducting experiments and investigations, collecting and analysing data, drawing critical, evidence-based conclusions, and evaluating and communicating results.

The Science Inquiry Skills strand comprises of the five sub-strands. This TPL day will focus on three of the five sub-strands, these are:

  • Questioning and predicting – key abilities include identifying and constructing questions that can be investigated scientifically, proposing hypotheses and suggesting possible outcomes.
  • Planning and conducting –key abilities include making decisions about how to investigate or solve a problem and carrying out an investigation, including the collection of data.
Fizzics Education is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher

Requirements

  • For up to 30 teachers per workshop
  • 2 tables arranged at the front of the room plus desks for each teacher to run experiments.
  • We will provide all necessary materials.
  • Access to running water, a whiteboard and electrical power.

Duration

  • Duration 60 minutes, depending on your time frame.
  • Set up time 30 minutes and pack up time 30 minutes.

 

Cost

  • Cost $550 for an onsite visit within the Sydney Metropolitan area. We can travel throughout regional NSW however travel fees do apply.
  • Optional; To support your school each attending teacher can receive a copy of the new primary STEM teaching book ‘Be Amazing‘ at a discounted cost of $25 per copy.

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