Little Scientists STEM Acoustics Workshop, Perth - Sector

Little Scientists STEM Acoustics Workshop, Perth

March 11, 2022 - March 11, 2022

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Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (Suite 5) 3/41 Walters Dr, Osborne Park WA 6017

Explore the presence and absence of sound, create your own sound maker and tell a sound story. Emphasise the potential of peer group learning in co-constructed environments and reflect on the educator’s impact on group dynamics.

 

This STEM learning opportunity will help you:

 

  • recognise how co-constructed environments support peer group learning
  • reflect on the role of the educator in enhancing children’s verbal and non-verbal communication with peers
  • experience the effects of group dynamics on the learner
  • explore the world of sound by listening to the environment
  • discover acoustics by producing sounds, making noise and experiencing silence
  • benefit from the exchange with like-minded educators and reflect on your current practice
  • feel confident in unlocking the wonders of STEM.
  • You will also receive comprehensive materials with lots of STEM ideas and information about inquiry-based practices.

 

Topic learning objectives

 

  • Enhancing peer group learning in co-constructed environments
  • Supporting children’s verbal and non-verbal communication with peers
  • Acoustics phenomena as a gateway into STEM inquiry

 

Good to know: This workshop provides educators and teachers with a variety of tools and educational concepts to meet a range of requirements of the NQF and the EYLF.

 

Parking: Parking is available within the vicinity of the venue

 

Further information: Wear clothing suitable for hands-on activities and experiments.

 

Cost: $215 per participant. Ticket cost includes morning and afternoon tea. Please BYO lunch.

 

Facilitator: Wendy Gorman, Little Scientists trainer.

 

Who? This workshop is suitable for all educators and teachers and prior STEM knowledge is not required.

 

Little Scientists House: Completing this workshop contributes to becoming a Little Scientists House. To find out more about our national certification program click here.

 

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