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Saturday, June 8 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
See through science: using images to engage and inspire children to ask scientific questions LIMITED
Limited Capacity seats available

'See through science' is an exciting new resource, from the PSTT, which uses images to stimulate scientific thinking and discussion. This session will explain the theory behind the resource, including the importance of focused questioning and the power of using images, and the research that has been done to measure its effectiveness. We will present different ways schools can use it to develop thinking and discussion. Participants will get an opportunity to explore some of the images and support materials and discuss the types of questions they could use to develop their pupils' scientific thinking, vocabulary and discussion skills.  

Speakers
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Alex Farrer

Head of Science/PSQM Hub Leader/PSTT Fellow, Wimbledon High School
Currently teaching science at Wimbledon High School/GDST. PSQM hub leader in SW London. Accredited trainer of the Primary Science Capital Teaching Approach. PSTT Fellow and co-author of the PSTT resource "See Through Science". Contributor to Science4Everyone Wellcome Genome Campus... Read More →
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Paul Tyler

Primary Science Educator, Topical Science Updates
Primary school teacher and Science Coordinator in a large primary school just outside Glasgow. Interested in all things primary science, Science Capital transitions to secondary and anything to do with Topical Science and Citizen Science. I produce a monthly Topical Science Update... Read More →