STEM Detectives: Teacher PD

Introduction to STEM for Early Years Professionals

Putting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) under the microscope this innovative workshop is specifically designed for the early years educators.

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Tickets: $30
Bookings essential. Price includes booking fees, certificate of attendance and resources.

STEM Detectives will help you understand STEM and develop strategies to further scaffold children’s natural disposition for curiosity, creativity and investigation through play and enquiry based learning.

The workshop will identify STEM in everyday activities and discover opportunities to integrate STEM into existing programs. You’ll be be guided through the steps to identify what children are doing through the STEM magnifying glass, identifying scientific thinking, mathematical thinking, problem solving, engineering principles and technology.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of STEM
  • Identify STEM in children’s play
  • Improve confidence in using the language of STEM
  • Provide appropriate resources and opportunities to develop STEM thinking and doing

This program is run with support from Inspiring Australia for National Science Week.

National Science Week 2017, Australian Government Initiative and Inspiring Australia logos


Event Details

Dates
15 August 2017, 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Location
Level 4 INVENTory
Cost
$30

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