Association of Science Education Conference, Reading, UK, 9-11 January


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We are bringing live field science to educators at the Association of Science Education (ASE) Conference 2020 at the University of Reading. Europe’s largest Science Education Conference will return this year to deliver high quality CPD programmes for everyone involved in science teaching and learning. We are conducting 360 VR and introducing our top rated free science resources to delegates at stand ES20 next to the ASE Book Sales. In addition to that, join our Executive director and expedition leader, Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop as he delivers these keynote sessions and demonstrations:

8th January

11:05 am - Live lessons from remote research stations

During the session: Learn how to bring science to life; connect your students to the frontiers of learning from the Arctic to the coral reef, interacting directly with explorers and scientists. Each Encounter Live event combines live video-links, with Encounter Edu's resources, videos and virtual reality content to create an engaging and integrated approach to learning.

10th January

10:40 am - Ocean science activities for the classroom

During the session: Learn how to engage participants with real world examples to build knowledge on the largest ecosystem of the world: Oceans. Train students to work scientifically using evidence based materials and practical tools to fully grasp the depth of the subject. Four activities will be demonstrated across knowledge fields of biology, chemistry, physics and primary science. Discover our comprehensive bank of activities for primary and secondary age groups.

12:00 pm - Live lessons from remote research stations

During the session: Learn how to bring science to life; connect your students to the frontiers of learning from the Arctic to the coral reef, interacting directly with explorers and scientists. Each Encounter Live event combines live video-links, with Encounter Edu's resources, videos and virtual reality content to create an engaging and integrated approach to learning.

4:00 pm - Exploring science topics with virtual reality

During the session: Introduce the use of virtual reality and 360 media in the science classroom. In this session, each participant will gain a better understanding of the application of VR as a learning tool. They will receive tips for VR in the classroom using a range of technologies and free content.

11th January

10:30 am - Ocean science activities for the classroom

During the session: Learn how to engage participants with real world examples to build knowledge on the largest ecosystem of the world: Oceans. Train students to work scientifically using evidence based materials and practical tools to fully grasp the depth of the subject. Four activities will be demonstrated across knowledge fields of biology, chemistry, physics and primary science. Discover our comprehensive bank of activities for primary and secondary age groups.

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