Bringing Science Alive!

Professional development (PD) Auckland

Posted: 29 March 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9skD

This interactive and hands-on science course will assist teachers to develop science teaching approaches and strategies to better engage, enthuse and empower children.

It will include practical junior primary school and ECE focused science scenarios which promote children's emerging scientific skills, and enable students to actively explore, inquire and engage in a range of science.

The day will involve:

  • Practical, interactive science
  • Strategies for promoting active investigation-thinking-reasoning
  • Growing a science vocabulary, terminology, science equipment
  • Strengthening children’s curiosity and intrigue
  • Fostering an environment of inquiry based learning, observation, active exploration and problem solving
  • Children developing responsibility for individual inquiry, research, generating their own learning.

Participants will:

  • Understand the relevance and significance of hands-on, skill based science
  • Be empowered and enthused to confidently engage in meaningful science experiences
  • Acquire a range of effective and applicable teaching ideas and approaches.

Facilitator: Alex Williams

Venue: St Luke's Church Community Centre, 130 Remuera Rd, Remuera, Auckland.

Time: 9.30am–3.30pm.

Events summary


23 May 2019 – 23 May 2019

Further information

Contact: Alison Miller

 (0275) 442 924