National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres.
AAEE ACT Chapter Events
THINKING OUTSIDE THE PLANET – EDUCATORS JOIN THE DOTS ON OUR EARTH SYSTEM
Interested in science, climate science and/or geography education? Like to include a bit more Earth System and sustainability thinking in your teaching content but without having to rejig whole units? Then come along for drinks and canapes and help shape what ‘doing’ Earth science in school means.
This event is a collaboration between the Australian Association for Environmental Education and the Science Educators Association of the ACT. Teachers note: this event has not applied for or received status as an ‘accredited’ event. It is recommended that teacher participants bring a device and one or more teaching sequences or unit plans to consider during this workshop.
When: Thursday, August 8, 2019. 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Centre for Innovation in Learning
Caroline Chisholm School – Senior Campus, 108 Hambidge Crescent, Chisholm, ACT, 2905
Topic: Environment and nature
Cost: General Admission A$10.00; Members of SEA-ACT or ACT AAEE A$5.00;
Pre Service Teachers and Students Free
AAEE WA Chapter Events
FREMANTLE PRIMARY SCHOOL EXPO – DESTINATION MOON
Fremantle Primary School and WA Chapter of AAEE. A day of engaging with Noongar Totem and astronomy knowledge, the importance of native species and bees to biodiversity. The influence of the moon on tides, powering rockets and creating songs about recycling. Building scarecrows and solar car challenges.
When: Wednesday, August 14, 2019. 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fremantle Primary School, 1 Brennan Street, Fremantle, WA, 6160
Other: Wheelchair access
Fremantle Primary School will switch up to a whole day of science with an expo is highly anticipated by the students from Years 1 – 6. Presenters will include Noongar Totem and astronomy knowledge, the importance of native species including the importance of bees to biodiversity.
Students will learn about the influence of the moon on tides, powering rockets and creating song and movement to highlight recycling matters. Building scarecrows from found material and solar car challenges, the expo brings a variety of engaging learning experiences.
Australian Association for Environmental Education WA Chapter
Phone: 0407 983 469
See more at www.fremantleps.wa.edu.au
COMMUNITY EXPO - NATURE OF SCIENCE
When: Sunday, 18th of August, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: CREEC, Perth, WA
Wadumbah Dance Group, solar science, Scitech shows, native animal encounters, prominent Aboriginal presenters, waste as a resource, bug science, recycled wood workshop, native plant giveaways, Castledare Miniature Railway rides, competitions, sausage sizzle and much more…
Something for all ages - kids, teens, adults. … get in touch with science and sustainability! Investigate how we strive to make sense of our natural world and adapt to changes - with hands-on activities, workshops, presentations, and displays for the whole community! This is a low waste event - bring your own keep cup and water bottle.
Design a logo that can be used on a banner to advertise the theme of the Expo. Theme: Nature of Science - adapt to changes found in science and nature (animals, plants, humans, earth).