CPD

 

Bringing Mars exploration to the secondary classroom

Date: TBA    (1 day)

Bursary: £300 ENTHUSE Award 

Fee:  £300+VAT

This secondary and post-16 activity explores ESA's ExoMars mission - searching for signs of life on the red planet. Using Lego robotics, data logging and simple engineering challenges you will learn how to link this exciting context across STEM subjects, motivating students to link together skills and knowledge. This secondary and post-16 activity will include lesson activities and resources as well as ideas for extra-curricular clubs.

You will get hands-on kit that is available for loan to your school, allowing you to implement your ideas without cost being a barrier.

Location:  National STEM Learning Centre, York, YO10 5DD

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Enriching the primary curriculum using space and astronomy

Date: 13 Mar 2017    (2 days)

Bursary: £700 ENTHUSE Award 

Fee:  £500+VAT

Inspire learning by using space and astronomy to support learning across the curriculum, identifying opportunities for working scientifically and developing numeracy and literacy skills within this exciting context.

Explore activities which deliver scientific enquiry within the context of space exploration and maximise opportunities to communicate science ideas, knowledge and understanding. These include investigating "Martian" soil samples and looking at the landscape formation on Mars in a hands-on way.

Increase your subject knowledge by identifying models to demonstrate concepts about space and astronomy and taking part in enrichment activities such as star gazing if the weather allows!

Location:  National STEM Learning Centre, York, YO10 5DD

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STEM Clubs in space

Date: 13 Jul 2017    (2 days)

Bursary: £600 ENTHUSE Award 

Fee:  £500+VAT

Space the final frontier, makes an excellent context or STEM Club activities. Designed for teachers and technicians running a STEM Club in their school and will explore various ESERO-UK space related activities for you to use.

Space and its related industries are an ever growing part of the economy and provide an effective and engaging context for students to learn about STEM subjects and careers.

Location:  National STEM Learning Centre, York, YO10 5DD

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