Bryony Turford - STEMFest in Space

USING SPACE AS A CONTEXT TO ENGAGE PRIMARY CHILDREN IN LEARNING SCIENTIFICALLY

BRYONY TURFORD – PRIMARY SCIENCE GEEKS

Whether you are looking for a whole school approach or some ideas for your own classroom, there will be something there for everyone.

About Bryony:

Primary Science Geeks is a professional development organisation supporting primary teachers in developing inspiring science for the children they work with.

Founded and led by Bryony Turford, Primary Science Geeks began in 2014 after many years of working with a range of organisations across Yorkshire and Humber. We pride ourselves on providing affordable, accessible CPD on the issues that matter to teachers in our region.

Bryony is the Senior Regional Hub Leader for the Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) in Yorkshire and Humber and a proud fellow of the Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT).

As an active member of Association of Science Education (ASE) and member of ASE Futures committee, Bryony holds Chartered Science Teacher (CSciTeach) status, has been working with teachers to support the teaching of science since 2003 and is a STEM CPD Mark Lead Facilitator.

As the author of 100 ideas for Primary Science; The Astro Science Challenge and part of the author team for SNAP Science from Collins, STEM Ambassador and ESERO UK Space Champion, Bryony has experience working with a range of organisations to enrich the science teaching and learning of others

Bryony is on twitter @PriSciGeeks

Brief description of session:

Space is the context through which so much of the primary science curriculum can be taught.

This session will explore a range of topics taught in primary schools and how the raft of fabulous and free ESERO UK resources can be used to support you.

From materials to forces, plants to chemistry, there is something there for every age and topic.

This session will support you to reflect on your school’s long term planning for science and support colleagues to turn their learning in to a space rich context.

Whether you are looking for a whole school approach or some ideas for your own classroom, there will be something there for everyone.

Type of session:

CPD for Teachers 

Suitable for:

Teachers of: 5-7yrs (Key Stage 1)and 7-11yrs (Key Stage 2)