Teacher Enrichment Workshop
Calling all science teachers – FREE Teachers Workshop
Supported by the Western Cape Education Department
21 September 2019 | 10:00 – 13:00
You asked for more so that’s what we are giving you – the Cape Town Science Centre Teacher Enrichment Workshops! FREE workshops and take-home resources. All linked workshops are 1.5 hrs and will be repeated therefore teachers will have the opportunity to attend more than one workshop on the day but booking is essential.
CHEMISTRY IN THE CLASSROOM – Linked workshops
Experimental Elements of the Periodic Table | Grade 4 – 9
Join in celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table (2019) with a hands-on workshop as we journey through the Periodic Table of Elements. Relive the discoveries, walk through the history and experience some experimental chemistry which can be replicated back in class. The workshop will include some take-home experiments.
Essential Lab Management | All Grades
Breaks, spills, waste materials, disposal of chemicals, safety, and maintenance – just some of the issues teachers need to concern themselves with when doing Practical Assessment. Upskill your experimental practices and maximise your resources in this entertaining hands-on workshops. Whether you have a full lab or just a few resources, this is a must attend workshop for you!
EXPERIMENTING WITH E-LEARNING – Linked workshops
Smartphones as Educational Tools | All Grades – FULLY BOOKED
From educational nuisance to educational advantage, learn how smartphones may be easily and safely incorporated into your lesson as essentially no cost! From augmented reality to experimental apparatus, the smartphones can add value and assist in learning. Learn what works and what should be avoided. Bring your smartphone and walk away with reliable, tried and tested educational apps; E-learning starts here!
App Inventor | All Grades – FULLY BOOKED
Simple and engaging, learn to create your own App! From the creators of Scratch comes App Inventor, block-based coding programming allowing you to easily create your very own app. So whether for fun, for your next lesson or simply to create sometimes useful – this workshop will upgrade your skillset and launch you into the world of E-learning.
PS. Please being smartphones with USB cable (charger cable)
• All teachers attending events at the Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) will receive a Teacher Pass which gives you FREE access to the CTSC for the whole year.
• There is NO FEE to attend any of these workshops and bookings are on a first-come-first-served basis.
• Resources will be available for you to take back to your school including your own CTSC 2019 Periodic Table of Elements A2 poster.
• Light refreshments will be served at all events.