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STEM Beyond the Classroom - Inspirational lectures and workshops for Primary & Secondary teachers that aim to address the new science and technology curriculum.

  • Prof Justin Dillon, Professor of Science and Environmental Education, University of Bristol, explores some of the issues around learning outside the classroom.

  • Dr Rhys Jones, lecturer, herpetologist and presenter of Rhys to the Rescue, presents on his own experiences of science communication and the need for literacy in science.

Primary and Secondary science workshops will cover a range of topics from animal behaviour and scientific research, to chemistry and astronomy. A series of short teacher-led vignettes will explore approaches to inspiring science opportunities. There will also be a special Presentation of Awards for the Primary Science Quality Mark.

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Animal behaviour – Charlotte Evans

Animal behaviour is an innately fascinating and engaging subject that is taught in both science and psychology and throughout the key stages. In this workshop, Charlotte the education officer from the Association For The Study Of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), will provide a number of practical ideas to teach all sorts of biology topics at all key stages. The Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB) supports teachers in schools and colleges by providing free, fabulous and well thought out resources. www.asab.org/education


TAPS – Sarah Earle - Bath Spa University



Do it Kits – Helen Steer

The creative curriculum

Explore the Physics of Music and how it relates to secondary education. You'll get hands on by making and playing instruments, before diving into waveforms, oscilloscopes & cymatics. You'll take away practical, engaging ideas for your classroom.


Liam Thomas - Cardiff University

Royal Society of Chemistry – Dayna Mason




Heather Jackson - What is your students’ mental image of ‘under the ground’?

We’re asking schools around Wales to join us to find out. Why? Because this autumn, a science team will drill two kilometres into Welsh rocks looking for fossils and data to help predict modern climate change. We’ve developed resources to help bring this research into the classroom – from worms to materials and from dinosaurs to drills. Join us on a journey into the Jurassic!

Rob Woodman - National Space Academy




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