Scientix Webinar: Using discrepant events and mysteries to enliven the teaching and learning of science
Type of event: webinar
Target groups: counsellors, educational authorities, researchers, teachers
Topic: science education
Language of event: English
Register to the webinar here!
The webinar will take place in the Scientix online meeting room onTuesday 15 March 2016 at 16:00 Central European Time. After registration, you will receive an e-mail with instructions. NB: Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis!
In this webinar, we will look at the use of discrepant events, mysteries, Fermi Problems, “Think Big” questions and science ‘memes’ to promote a hands-on and minds-on teaching and learning of topics in science that often result in misconceptions.
About the presenter:
Patrick Dundon is a Scientix Ambassador for Ireland. Post-Primary teacher of Biology, Physics and Mathematics. Previous webinar conducted in September 2015 entitled “QUIRKY IDEAS TO PIQUE AND PROMOTE STUDENT INTEREST IN STEM CLASSROOMS”