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Practical science (including outdoor learning) [clear filter]
Wednesday, January 9
 

2:30pm

International Earth Science: Earthlearningidea (60)
The Earthlearningidea website publishes a new Earth science teaching idea every two weeks, and has nearly 300 ideas on the site – some translated into 11 different languages. We average more than 40,000 downloads per month globally. Do join us to test out some of the latest ideas.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Devon

Elizabeth Devon

Team member, Elizabeth Devon
Earth science educator
avatar for Chris King

Chris King

Professor, Member
The Earth Science Teachers' Association (ESTA) has been supporting geology, science , geography and primary teachers in their teaching of Earth science across the UK for many years. Through the Earth Science Education Unit (ESEU), ESTA offers workshops to teachers across the UK... Read More →



Wednesday January 9, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Arts 101 (Lecture Room 4)
 
Thursday, January 10
 

9:30am

Exploring Rock, Soil, Water, Fossil (59)
Try a series of ‘hands-on’ lower primary activities to describe and identify rocks, investigate soils, explore the changing states of water and the water cycle, and find out what fossils can tell us. Have a go at the ‘Great soil race’, making your own rain, bringing a fossil to life and much more.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Devon

Elizabeth Devon

Team member, Elizabeth Devon
Earth science educator
avatar for Chris King

Chris King

Professor, Member
The Earth Science Teachers' Association (ESTA) has been supporting geology, science , geography and primary teachers in their teaching of Earth science across the UK for many years. Through the Earth Science Education Unit (ESEU), ESTA offers workshops to teachers across the UK... Read More →



Thursday January 10, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Biosciences N201

12:30pm

Amazing Planet: Action-packed classroom science (64)
See how our amazing planet works through the presentation of a range of interactive classroom Earthlearningidea activities. If we have too many activities in too short a time, you certainly won’t become bored – and may gain new perspectives on the Earth, how it works and how to teach about it.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Devon

Elizabeth Devon

Team member, Elizabeth Devon
Earth science educator
avatar for Chris King

Chris King

Professor, Member
The Earth Science Teachers' Association (ESTA) has been supporting geology, science , geography and primary teachers in their teaching of Earth science across the UK for many years. Through the Earth Science Education Unit (ESEU), ESTA offers workshops to teachers across the UK... Read More →



Thursday January 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Biosciences NG08
 
Friday, January 11
 

9:00am

Investigating the Earth's Structure (61)
Try a series of ‘hands-on’ demonstrations and activities to highlight key aspects of the structure of the Earth and the evidence we have for this structure. The practical activities address common misconceptions about the state (solid/liquid) of the Earth’s layers and the thickness of the crust and the Earth’s dimensions

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Devon

Elizabeth Devon

Team member, Elizabeth Devon
Earth science educator
avatar for Chris King

Chris King

Professor, Member
The Earth Science Teachers' Association (ESTA) has been supporting geology, science , geography and primary teachers in their teaching of Earth science across the UK for many years. Through the Earth Science Education Unit (ESEU), ESTA offers workshops to teachers across the UK... Read More →



Friday January 11, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Biosciences N201

10:40am

Active Earth: Living fossil (57)
Join us to try a series of ‘hands-on’ activities for the upper primary curriculum exploring how organisms inherit their characteristics and become fossilised before investigating a range of landscape-forming and potentially hazardous Earth processes, flooding, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions - in a practical, interactive and enquiry-based way

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Devon

Elizabeth Devon

Team member, Elizabeth Devon
Earth science educator
avatar for Chris King

Chris King

Professor, Member
The Earth Science Teachers' Association (ESTA) has been supporting geology, science , geography and primary teachers in their teaching of Earth science across the UK for many years. Through the Earth Science Education Unit (ESEU), ESTA offers workshops to teachers across the UK... Read More →



Friday January 11, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
Biosciences N201
 
Saturday, January 12
 

3:05pm

The Art of Science: Using rocks and fossils in art to communicate science (63)
This session will focus on the relationship between Earth Science and art, allowing you to incorporate the content of the Earth Science curriculum at KS1 and KS2 to use art and kinaesthetic learning practices to help pupils to understand the materials being used and how they form.

Speakers
avatar for Earth Science Teachers Association

Earth Science Teachers Association

Earth Science Teachers’ Association (ESTA)
The Earth Science Teachers' Association aims to advance education by encouraging and supporting the teaching of Earth sciences at all levels. Have you joined?@ESTA_UK 
MW

Mandy Winstanley

Earth Science Teachers’ Association (ESTA)


Saturday January 12, 2019 3:05pm - 4:05pm
Biosciences N201