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Future Makers Teacher PD - Toowoomba 2021

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Cobb and Co Museum

27 Lindsay Street

Toowoomba, QLD 4350

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Free STEM PD workshops for teachers in Toowoomba

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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.

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

WORKSHOP TOPICS

School of Rocks

Rocks and minerals have been used by humans and our ancestors for millennia. Explore the formation and properties of rocks and their uses, and investigate the effects of volcanic activity.

Curriculum Links

Year 6 Earth and Space Sciences

Sudden geological changes and extreme weather events can affect Earth’s surface (ACSSU096)

Year 8 Earth and Space Sciences

Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks contain minerals and are formed by processes that occur within Earth over a variety of timescales (ACSSU153)

Illuminating Colour

Delve into the world of light and colour in this illuminating workshop. Explore how light and colour can be used and changed, investigate how people and animals experience refraction, and inquire into the origins and purpose of colour in the natural world.

Curriculum Links

Year 5 Physical Sciences

Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted (ACSSU080)

Year 5 Biological Sciences

Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment (ACSSU043)

Year 9 Physical Sciences

Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and particle models (ACSSU182)

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 QGC's business, who joined forces to increase awareness and understanding of the value of STEM in Queensland schools and communities.

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Cobb and Co Museum

27 Lindsay Street

Toowoomba, QLD 4350

Australia

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