Science day

– Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science

8:25-8:55 Registration
9:00-9:45 Keynote 1 Putting the “S” in STEM –  What can a STEM program look like?
Julie Dodt Woodridge State High School

Workshop 1

QCAA – Senior Biology Syllabus Student projects using the IoT
Alex Pudmensky
Models for STEM programs
Ben Cossalter & Adam Hooper
Chembytes: Embedding dynamic visualisation tools to support active learning
A/Prof Gwen Lawrie
Building Spatial ability in your students – the key to success in STEM
Sheryl Sorby
Building Enquiry Skills
Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis Tour
10:50-11:15 Morning Tea
11:20-12:20 STEM Panel
Peter Cavallaro
QCAA – Senior Physics Syllabus MOOCs
Denial 101x
Implementing and assessing science enquiry in years 7-10
Manjula Sharma and Scott Cornish ASELL
Using interactive
e-simulations in your chemistry classroom Effie Kartsonaki
New practicals or EEI/EMI projects for biology and marine science classes Dana Burfeind Institute for Molecular Biosciences Tour
12:25-1:25 QCAA – Science Syllabus Update Physics Pracs-
Doing Quantum Mechanics – A phenomenological and experimental approach
Peter Cavallaro
Science Communication: Linking Science and Community for our Students
Stephen Pinel
QCAA – Senior Chemistry Syllabus Update Biology pracs
Manjula Sharma and Scott Cornish
Teaching Systems Thinking in Science with games Ariel Marcy 
1:25-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:00 Keynote  2   Physics and the Future Professor David Reitze
Executive Director of the LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) Laboratory
3:00 Networking