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Future Makers Teacher PD | Chinchilla| Term 3 2021

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Chinchilla, QLD 4413

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Free STEM PD workshops for teachers in the Western Downs region

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During the workshops, Queensland Museum facilitators guide Years 5 – 9 teachers through collaborative activities designed to develop the skills and confidence required to deliver innovative and engaging STEM activities in the classroom.

Select to attend one of our free one-day workshops on either Tuesday 20 July OR Wednesday 21 July 2021.

Workshops will be repeated on each day to assist schools managing teacher relief.

Teachers from remote schools within the region, needing to travel to attend this event can apply for overnight accommodation support.

WORKSHOP TOPICS

Transforming Energy

Explore energy and electricity in this transformative workshop. Design products and systems that incorporate different forms of energy, and identify the energy transfers and transformations that occur in locomotives, investigate the history of electricity in our state and use electric vehicle specifications to plan a journey between two cities.

Curriculum Links

Year 6 Physical Sciences

Year 8 Physical Sciences

Fantastic Features (and Where to Find Them)

In this workshop, you will explore the adaptations that assist the growth and survival of a range of organisms. Make inferences about an unknown organism using only its structural features and a cell sample, investigate the adaptations that help Australian animals survive in their habitats and conduct scientific investigations to explore how the growth and survival of organisms are affected by the physical conditions of their environments.

Curriculum Links

Year 5 Biological Sciences

Year 6 Biological Sciences

Year 8 Biological Sciences

Event Schedule

9:00am – 9:15am, Registration of delegates, Morning Tea

9:15am – 9:30am, Introductions

9:30am – 11:30am, Workshop Session 1

11:30am – 12:15pm, Lunch

12:15pm – 2:15pm, Workshop Session 2

2:15pm – 3:00pm, Networking Afternoon Tea

If you have any questions, please email the Future Makers team info@futuremakers.org.au.

Future Makers is an innovative partnership between Queensland Museum Network and Shell's QGC business, who joined forces to increase awareness and understanding of the value of STEM in Queensland schools and communities.

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