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The ASE Annual Conference is a unique opportunity for all teachers of science and those involved with science education. With over 350 sessions to choose from at ASE Annual Conference 2018, Sched will help you see what’s on and plan and edit your personal agenda at any time.  If you’ve not yet registered for this event book now on Eventbrite.

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Wednesday, January 3
 

1:15pm GMT

Good Practical Science: international perspectives I13
The Good Practical Science report launched in Autumn 2017. The report provides a framework for good practical science in schools. Using international visits, surveys and literature reviews, we’ve developed a series of ten benchmarks for schools to use when planning their own approach to delivering practical science. 

Its author, Professor Sir John Holman, and international contributors, will discuss its recommendations.

Download the report here.

Proposers
Speakers
avatar for Harrie Eijkelhof

Harrie Eijkelhof

em. professor, Utrecht University NL
avatar for Professor Sir John Holman

Professor Sir John Holman

President, ASE
Emeritus Professor in the Chemistry Department, University of York. Senior Adviser in Education at the Gatsby Foundation, Chair of the Bridge Group and the TALENT Commission. President, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-2018.  Founding Director of the National Science Learning Centre... Read More →



Wednesday January 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:10pm GMT
Rathbone Eleanor Rathbone

4:15pm GMT

Busking Science REPEATED I25
Street performers inspire their audiences (they have to or they don't eat!). Come along to this highly participative session, looking at the use of street performance skills to deliver sticky science messages in schools.

Speakers
DP

David Price

Business development Manager, Science Made Simple
Science Busking David Price has been the Manager of Science Made Simple North from 2007 until present day. In his day-to-day role he has to understand the balancing act of running a social enterprise that has a variable mix of grant and sales income. He oversees the international... Read More →


Wednesday January 3, 2018 4:15pm - 5:10pm GMT
Rendall S4

5:15pm GMT

International Panel: Teaching and assessing science when working with English as an additional language – opportunities and issues I29
Our panel of teachers and teacher educators from different European countries, and with experience beyond Europe, will offer perspectives on content and language integrated learning, the dominance of English language in evaluation and its impact on the translation of science ideas into concrete assessment items, and the interplay between science culture and language. Panel members include: Keith Kelly, Lida Schoen, Xavier Juan Pons and Adrian Fenton, with Egbert Weisheit.

Speakers
avatar for Marianne Cutler

Marianne Cutler

Director Curriculum Innovation, ASE
avatar for Adrian Fenton

Adrian Fenton

Senior Consultant, STEM Education and Public Engagement, British Council
avatar for Xavier Juan

Xavier Juan

EGU Field Officer and spanish translator, Earthlearningidea
Having been a secondary science teacher for 37 years, I have been the co-ordinator for Spain for the ASE International Programme "Science across the World". I have also been a founder member and current Vice-President of the Spanish Earth Science Teachers Association (AEPECT, www.aepect.org... Read More →
avatar for Keith Kelly

Keith Kelly

Creator, Keith Kelly
'Hi. I'm one of the co-authors of TrashedWorld. I'm a teacher and trainer in bilingual education and CLIL and have written a number of books for OUP, Macmillan and run a CLIL school in Bulgaria (www.anglia-school.info). I've participated in many educational Science projects and initiatives... Read More →
avatar for Lida Schoen

Lida Schoen

Lida Schoen
Chemistry education all over the world about new content and new methodoly, dealing with cultural differences and communication/language issues.
avatar for Egbert Weisheit

Egbert Weisheit

Senior Teacher Trainer, Egbert Weisheit

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.


Wednesday January 3, 2018 5:15pm - 6:10pm GMT
Rathbone Eleanor Rathbone
 
Thursday, January 4
 

9:30am GMT

21st Century Physics T04
See how to use CLEAPSS-developed resources to carry out a range of practicals including micro-controllerrs, IR cameras, USB oscilloscopes and much more.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Samir Moezzi

Samir Moezzi

CLEAPSS
Having worked as a teacher of physics, a head of physics, and as a physics tutor at a sixth form college, Samir joined CLEAPSS in 2013 as the physics adviser. He works on developing innovate ways to carrying out physics practical work, producing written guidance and instructional... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am GMT
CTH C
  11-19

9:30am GMT

Physics Students’ Graph Comprehension D01
To explain the interpretation and understanding of use of algebraic graph to solve kinematics graphs

Speakers
IP

Itumeleng Phage

Postgraduate student, Central University of Technology, Free State
Would like to learn on Physics Education


Thursday January 4, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am GMT
Maths 103
  Post-16

9:30am GMT

Year 7 & 8 Practical Experiment Showcase D16
Would you like hints and tips for curriculum focused practical work and advice from specialists on how to perform a range of science activities? All disciplines covered! Plus how can virtual enhancement augment and reinforce practical work?
ASE, in partnership with BESA (British Educational Suppliers Association) will be delivering an inspiring workshop aimed at Year 7 and 8 teachers and their science technicians. That is FREE to attend.
Focusing on the all-important practical work in the classroom, the experiments, which have been chosen by our Science Education 11-19 Committee and Science Laboratory Technicians Committee, in association with our Health and Safety Specialist Group, will be aimed to inspire and delight the students, so to foster a love of science, whilst giving teachers the confidence to perform the experiments safely.
Expert lab technicians will be on hand to answer questions, to show the experiments and to let you try your hand at them, whilst the suppliers will be there to give advice regarding equipment and chemicals with maybe cheeky little discounts especially for you!
To support practical work in schools, ASE and BESA are funding teachers to attend this workshop free. Just register for 'Free Entry Exhibition Only' ticket when you book at www.ase.org.uk/annual-conference and you can attend this workshop PLUS tour the scientific resources on offer in the Exhibition Marquee.
So come along and see how we can help.

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.
avatar for SLS Select Education

SLS Select Education

The leading supplier of school science equipment and chemicals in the UK. SLS Select Education is a division of Scientific Laboratory Supplies.@SLS_SE 
G

Gratnells

Gratnells Ltd, Gratnells Ltd
Gratnells has been providing storage solutions for over 40 years and is the market’s leading provider for schools and universities, in over 68 countries Worldwide. From its original roots in the educational industry, over the years Gratnells has expanded and now provides integrated... Read More →
avatar for Data Harvest Group

Data Harvest Group

Sales Director, Data Harvest Group Ltd.
Worldwide suppliers of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math equipment (STEM) for over 35 years; whether it's hardware or software, Data Harvest offers multi award-winning, high quality, innovative and affordable educational solutions. EasySense Data Logging Range Science Data... Read More →
avatar for Instrument Direct Services

Instrument Direct Services

IDS Education
IDS Education are passionate about data logging and how it is used within an education context. With over 15 years experience of helping schools get the most out of this technology, we believe we are able to offer the right solutions backed up by a comprehensive support package. With... Read More →
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →



Thursday January 4, 2018 9:30am - 11:30am GMT
CTL 7
  Free Exhibition Session

9:30am GMT

A-level Biology Practicals W13
Since the introduction of the new A levels with no coursework element, it is important that students have an in depth understanding of practical methods in order to answer the relevant exam questions. This session will investigate how practical understanding can lead to exam question success.

Speakers
AG

Adrian Greenall

The City of Liverpool College
I am a teacher of Biology in a large college in Merseyside, specialising in A levels and GCSE. I also deliver professional development to a wide variety of teachers from both science and non-science subjects.

Exhibitors
avatar for STEM Learning

STEM Learning

STEM Learning
STEM Learning is your number one organisation for STEM teaching support. We offer free and affordable CPD, teaching resources and STEM inspiration for your classroom, STEM Club or community group. Our work has proven impact on teachers and young people. Find out more on www.stem.org.uk... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 9:30am - 11:30am GMT
CTL 1
  Post-16

9:30am GMT

Technicians' Drop-in D17
Come to this drop-in, running throughout the day, for practical ideas and support for technicians. Led by AQA.

Proposers
Speakers
Exhibitors

Thursday January 4, 2018 9:30am - 5:00pm GMT
Guild of Students Gilmour
  11-19  FE & Skills

10:00am GMT

GCSE Physics Technician in Action REPEATED W49
This session is design for those who wish to find out more about how the AQA GCSE Physics required practical work and our resources specifically designed for technicians. There will be opportunity to set up a selection of our practicals using different techniques, depending on what equipment is available at your school and to discuss an alternative approaches. The session will also focus on the potential to make equipment including both a Leslie cube and Ripple tank to keep costs to a minimum.

Proposers
Speakers
Exhibitors

Thursday January 4, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am GMT
Guild of Students Gilmour
  11-19

10:30am GMT

Quest for Speed REPEATED W06
Highlighting selected Frederiksen lab manuals, we will investigate acceleration and speed: From Galileo’s inclined plane – over free fall, conservation of momentum, the speed of sound, and  supersonic speeds – to finally measuring the speed of light.
Instead of Galileo’s water clock, we use electronic timers and an oscilloscope as our stopwatch.

Speakers
avatar for Henning Schou

Henning Schou

Science Product Developer, Timstar / Frederiksen Scientific
1982: M.Sc. nuclear physics / 1983-2007: Teaching physics and math at a Danish high school / 2007: Joined Frederiksen Scienetific, first as a product manager, now working as developer. As a developer my aim is to contribute to Frederiksen's range of affordable, high quality physics... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am GMT
Chadwick Chadwick LT
  11-19

11:00am GMT

What is Experimental Science? S02
A panel discussion to consider ‘Why we do experimental science?’ in schools. The debate will consider a range of perspectives including employers, research scientists and classroom teachers and consider the pedagogical benefits. The Royal Society is currently understanding research into the benefits of experimental science for science education with an evidence synthesis due to be published in early 2018.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

Professor of Science Education, King's College London
Researcher keen to work at classroom level. Teacher educator. Research interest: Assessment and especially Assessment for Learning. Inquiry in science/experimental science. Professional Learning and practice-based evidence. Big, big ASE enthusiast!!
IM

Ian McDaid

Teaching & Learning Leader for ScienceIndependent education consultant, with experience nationally.Author and winner of the The Education Resources Awards 2016 Best Secondary Resource for my 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Science LessonsWork involves supporting science... Read More →
RM

Ryan Mercer

Royal Society
avatar for Dr Abbie Trewin

Dr Abbie Trewin

Dr Abbie Trewin is a University of Liverpool graduate (2002), obtaining her Ph.D there in 2005 using density functional theory (DFT) to investigate the surface structure of different metals with carbon, particularly the Ni(111) surface. In 2006 she joined the materials chemistry group... Read More →

Exhibitors
JC

Jo Cox

Schools Engagement Manager, The Royal Society


Thursday January 4, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
CTH A

11:00am GMT

CLEAPSS Practical Hub Workshop REPEATED W10
A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practical’s and even make equipment to take back to school.

This is a practical workshop, which is hands on.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Director, CLEAPSS
Steve taught science in secondary schools for 28 years before moving into advisory work, initially for Hertfordshire and then as a regional adviser for the Secondary National Strategy - Always passionate about practical work Steve believes that hands-on activities are quite simply... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
CTL 3
  11-19

11:00am GMT

CREST Awards for Secondary W11
How can I use open-ended science investigations to develop my students' scientific thinking and transferable skills?
CREST projects inspire and engage students in real world science whilst helping them to develop problem solving, decision making and confidence in STEM. In this hands-on session, find out how easy it is to get started using CREST, try some activities and discuss the impact on students of all abilities.
* Find out how to get started using CREST Awards in your school and register for a free account on our new online platform
* Try out some of the activities from our latest free project resources 
* Explore the evidence for the impact of CREST on students, schools and teachers
* Discuss how CREST projects can be used to engage students of all abilities and interests from CREST Discovery level all the way to Gold level

The CREST Awards scheme is the British Science Association’s flagship programme for young people, around 40’000 students in the UK gain CREST Awards every year. It is the only nationally recognised accreditation scheme for STEM project work (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects, providing science enrichment activities to inspire and engage 5-to-19-year olds.

Speakers
JD

Jane Dowden

British Science Association


Thursday January 4, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
Rendall S9
  11-19

11:00am GMT

Hands-on Electricity Generation REPEATED W09
Workshop that is interactive, engaging and fun. With our hand-held DC generator you can generate electricity and study about energy transformation, energy loss and efficiency.

Speakers
avatar for Michal Marcik

Michal Marcik

International Business Manager, Narika Corporation
We are coming from Japan to attend ASE and we are bringing lot of fun and exciting experiments. We will be showing how electricity and static electricity generation are being taught in Japan. Please come to our workshop or booth and have fun.

Exhibitors
avatar for Narika Corporation

Narika Corporation

International Sales, Narika Corporation
NaRiKa Corporation is Japanese supplier of scientific educational materials mainly for primary and secondary schools. We have been in business for 100 years and you are all welcome in our booth. Products on display will be from the following 4 fields:1. Generating of Electricity• Genecon... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
Rendall S4
  11-19

11:00am GMT

Microscale Chemistry: “In a little you can see a lot” REPEATED T18
Low-cost and quickly performed procedures to enhance students' chemistry experience in all parts of chemical education and to add variety to practicals.

Speakers
BW

Bob Worley

CLEAPSS

Exhibitors
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS


Thursday January 4, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
CTH C
  11-19

12:00pm GMT

Busking Science REPEATED W16
Street performers inspire their audiences (they have to or they don't eat!). Come along to this highly participative session, looking at the use of street performance skills to deliver sticky science messages in schools.

Speakers
DP

David Price

Business development Manager, Science Made Simple
Science Busking David Price has been the Manager of Science Made Simple North from 2007 until present day. In his day-to-day role he has to understand the balancing act of running a social enterprise that has a variable mix of grant and sales income. He oversees the international... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm GMT
Rendall S8

12:00pm GMT

CLEAPSS Practical Hub Workshop REPEATED W19
A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practical’s and even make equipment to take back to school.

This is a practical workshop, which is hands on.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Director, CLEAPSS
Steve taught science in secondary schools for 28 years before moving into advisory work, initially for Hertfordshire and then as a regional adviser for the Secondary National Strategy - Always passionate about practical work Steve believes that hands-on activities are quite simply... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm GMT
CTL 3
  11-19

12:00pm GMT

Using Dry Ice for Science Demonstrations REPEATED W77
This presentation will include a series of demonstrations which use dry ice to bring elements of the primary and secondary national curiculum to life. Mike is a chemical engineer and has worked with dry ice for over a decade he regularly visits schools to provide demonstrations. Areas covered include phase change and (safe!) explosions, small water rockets powered by dry ice, how to make fizzy grapes, classroom fog effects, instant icecream, vortex rings, making a comet, cloud chambers and more - if there's time! The presentation will explain how you can use dry ice for lessons and open evenings.

Safety issues and practical matters such as how to order, use and store dry ice will also be covered.

Proposers
avatar for Chillistick

Chillistick

A6, Chillisticks Ltd.
Hello! Chillistick is the leading supplier of dry ice for schools in the UK. We also manufacture hardware to enable the curriculum to come to life for both Primary and Secondary students. In our demonstrations we will be showing indoor flying rockets, (safe!) explosions how to make... Read More →

Thursday January 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm GMT
Rendall LT3
  11-19

12:00pm GMT

Wireless Datalogging in Action REPEATED W15
Learn how wireless technology will connect your logger to Ipads, Iphones, Android phones, tablets and the PC. Bring your own device and join in.

Speakers
BH

Barry Hawkins

Data Harvest

Exhibitors
avatar for Data Harvest Group

Data Harvest Group

Sales Director, Data Harvest Group Ltd.
Worldwide suppliers of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math equipment (STEM) for over 35 years; whether it's hardware or software, Data Harvest offers multi award-winning, high quality, innovative and affordable educational solutions. EasySense Data Logging Range Science Data... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm GMT
CTL 1

12:00pm GMT

DNA fingerprinting using PCR and Gel Electrophoresis REPEATED W142
Timstar are offering a fun and exciting hands-on practical session using PCR and Gel electrophoresis techniques to obtain a DNA fingerprint. This demonstrates how easy this can be done within the science practical lesson. Results are guaranteed every time with Edvotek equipment and kits.

Speakers
avatar for Lucienne McCallum

Lucienne McCallum

Regional Sales Manager, Timstar
I have been part of the Science Education Industry for 17 years. I joined Timstar Laboratory Suppliers in 2007. Prior to working in this Industry I was a Microbiologist doing lots of interesting testing on water, waste and food samples. I have a real passion for Science which has... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm GMT
Rendall S6
  11-19

1:00pm GMT

Biology Practicals that Work REPEATED D02
Looking for reliable practicals that demonstrate the core principles of biology? Drop in to discover a lab full of engaging and affordable plant-based ideas.

Proposers
avatar for Alex Jenkin

Alex Jenkin

Project Manager, Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)
Alex project manages the Science and Plants for Schools project, overseeing SAPS’ attendance at the ASE Annual Conference and managing the development of our free teaching resources. Alex is keen to explore how plants can be used as examples across biology, not just in traditional... Read More →

Speakers
Exhibitors
avatar for Jamie Biggs

Jamie Biggs

Science and Plants for Schools
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science.We believe young people should understand the importance of plants in the world and be aware of the relevance of plant... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm GMT
CTL 5
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

50 Shades of Science W28
PGCE Secondary Science trainees from the University of Worcester will wow you with a range of practical activities which can be used to engage and inspire all students. Practicals are linked to the new curriculum and come with guidance and support sheets.

Speakers
JD

Janinne Delorenzo

Senior Lecturer, University of Worcester


Thursday January 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT
CTL 8
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

Biology Practicals that Work REPEATED D03
Looking for reliable practicals that demonstrate the core principles of biology? Drop in to discover a lab full of engaging and affordable plant-based ideas.

Proposers
avatar for Alex Jenkin

Alex Jenkin

Project Manager, Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)
Alex project manages the Science and Plants for Schools project, overseeing SAPS’ attendance at the ASE Annual Conference and managing the development of our free teaching resources. Alex is keen to explore how plants can be used as examples across biology, not just in traditional... Read More →

Speakers
Exhibitors
avatar for Jamie Biggs

Jamie Biggs

Science and Plants for Schools
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science.We believe young people should understand the importance of plants in the world and be aware of the relevance of plant... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT
CTL 5
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

CLEAPSS Practical Hub Workshop REPEATED W31
A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practical’s and even make equipment to take back to school.

This is a practical workshop, which is hands on.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Director, CLEAPSS
Steve taught science in secondary schools for 28 years before moving into advisory work, initially for Hertfordshire and then as a regional adviser for the Secondary National Strategy - Always passionate about practical work Steve believes that hands-on activities are quite simply... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT
CTL 3
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

Creating Engaging Demonstrations to Enhance Learning S38
Why do we fail in making science interesting to students?
Helio Vogas introduces:
  • The Psychology of Engagement
  • How Demonstrations Enhance Learning
  • 3 Ways to Create Eye-catching, Effective Demonstrations
Leave the session with approaches, ideas and demonstrations you can take back to the classroom to make your students sit up and engage,

Speakers
avatar for Hélio Vogas

Hélio Vogas

Hélio Vogas International
In spite of being a college drop-out, Hélio can often be found at universities across Europe and Brazil speaking to university students as a guest lecturer and training professors in accelerated teaching skills to improve their students' performances. Hélio also built and sold a... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT
CTH B
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

GCSE Physics Technician in Action REPEATED W73
This session is design for those who wish to find out more about how the AQA GCSE Physics required practical work and our resources specifically designed for technicians. There will be opportunity to set up a selection of our practicals using different techniques, depending on what equipment is available at your school and to discuss an alternative approaches. The session will also focus on the potential to make equipment including both a Leslie cube and Ripple tank to keep costs to a minimum.

Proposers
Speakers
Exhibitors

Thursday January 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT
Guild of Students Gilmour
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

Hands-on Electricity Generation REPEATED W21
Workshop that is interactive, engaging and fun. With our hand-held DC generator you can generate electricity and study about energy transformation, energy loss and efficiency.

Speakers
avatar for Michal Marcik

Michal Marcik

International Business Manager, Narika Corporation
We are coming from Japan to attend ASE and we are bringing lot of fun and exciting experiments. We will be showing how electricity and static electricity generation are being taught in Japan. Please come to our workshop or booth and have fun.

Exhibitors
avatar for Narika Corporation

Narika Corporation

International Sales, Narika Corporation
NaRiKa Corporation is Japanese supplier of scientific educational materials mainly for primary and secondary schools. We have been in business for 100 years and you are all welcome in our booth. Products on display will be from the following 4 fields:1. Generating of Electricity• Genecon... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT
Rendall S4
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

Make your Own Microfluidic Lab on a Chip! W27
The expanding field of microfluidic lab on a chip technology is brought to the classroom using affordable techniques for the production of lab on a chip devices. In the hands-on session participants will learn how to make such devices using standard office equipment. The procedures can be used in science education programmes in primary or secondary schools, and even in higher education courses.

Lab on a chip devices can be used on the tabletop. A sample video of such a device produced from office lamination foil: https://youtu.be/XwR7ft-TWFc?list=PL95349EFBE9DF2A88

If the Lab on a chip devices have standard dimensions, they also can be mounted in a quite simple chip holder, allowing fluidic connections to syringes and pumps. A complete microfluidic setup can be built at limitied cost. Small scale chemistry like formation of nanoparticles and precipitations for use in the classroom can be experienced during the workshop. Using advanced, nearly professional equipment, allows numerous experiments demonstrating the essentials of microfluidics. 

More information at labochip.org and our article in J. Chem. Education (in press), published online 15 december 2017: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00506.

Also the novel unpublished use of a digital cutting machine to produce fluidic devices from foil will be demonstrated. The handouts of the presentation will be shared after the workshop. Several video's can be viewed after clicking marks in the presentation.



Speakers
avatar for Jan Jaap Wietsma

Jan Jaap Wietsma

President NVON (the dutch association for science education), NVON / University of Twente
Currently I am president of NVON, the association of teachers and technicians of science in the Netherlands. I am seeking opportunities to work together internationally to improve science education in our contry. At University of Twente I am working on outreach projects on STEM, including... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm GMT
CTL 2
  11-19

2:30pm GMT

Engaging Science Students through Simple Practicals & IT W33
Sometimes finding new ideas to engage students can be difficult and time consuming. This session from STEM Learning, using our extensive collection of resources, will give you a hand with some new ideas to share with colleagues and use in the classroom. We will explore a range of simple and inspiring practical ideas for use with students in science lessons that can be used as starters, examples of science concepts, plenaries or STEM Clubs. The practicals will include the use of apps, cheap and easy to use science equipment, gadgets and gizmos and simple ways to capture and magnify images. The session will contain practical ideas for chemistry, biology, physics and the use of technology in the laboratory or classroom.

Proposers
SH

Sarah Heathwood

Communications Coordinator, STEM Learning

Speakers
avatar for Simon Quinnell

Simon Quinnell

National Technicians Lead, National STEM Learning Centre
Simon is the National Technician Lead at the National STEM Learning Centre., with responsibility for the technicians programme and practical work. Before working at the National STEM Learning Centre Simon worked as a FE lecturer and Senior Science technician at colleges and schools... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for STEM Learning

STEM Learning

STEM Learning
STEM Learning is your number one organisation for STEM teaching support. We offer free and affordable CPD, teaching resources and STEM inspiration for your classroom, STEM Club or community group. Our work has proven impact on teachers and young people. Find out more on www.stem.org.uk... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm GMT
CTL 1
  11-19

2:30pm GMT

Quest for Speed REPEATED W144
Highlighting selected Frederiksen lab manuals, we will investigate acceleration and speed: From Galileo’s inclined plane – over free fall, conservation of momentum, the speed of sound, and  supersonic speeds – to finally measuring the speed of light.
Instead of Galileo’s water clock, we use electronic timers and an oscilloscope as our stopwatch.

Proposers
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Henning Schou

Henning Schou

Science Product Developer, Timstar / Frederiksen Scientific
1982: M.Sc. nuclear physics / 1983-2007: Teaching physics and math at a Danish high school / 2007: Joined Frederiksen Scienetific, first as a product manager, now working as developer. As a developer my aim is to contribute to Frederiksen's range of affordable, high quality physics... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm GMT
Chadwick Rotbalt LT
  11-19

3:00pm GMT

Biology Practicals that Work REPEATED D04
Looking for reliable practicals that demonstrate the core principles of biology? Drop in to discover a lab full of engaging and affordable plant-based ideas.

Proposers
avatar for Alex Jenkin

Alex Jenkin

Project Manager, Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)
Alex project manages the Science and Plants for Schools project, overseeing SAPS’ attendance at the ASE Annual Conference and managing the development of our free teaching resources. Alex is keen to explore how plants can be used as examples across biology, not just in traditional... Read More →

Speakers
Exhibitors
avatar for Jamie Biggs

Jamie Biggs

Science and Plants for Schools
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science.We believe young people should understand the importance of plants in the world and be aware of the relevance of plant... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm GMT
CTL 5
  11-19

3:00pm GMT

CLEAPSS Practical Hub Workshop REPEATED W35
A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practical’s and even make equipment to take back to school.

This is a practical workshop, which is hands on.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Director, CLEAPSS
Steve taught science in secondary schools for 28 years before moving into advisory work, initially for Hertfordshire and then as a regional adviser for the Secondary National Strategy - Always passionate about practical work Steve believes that hands-on activities are quite simply... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm GMT
CTL 3
  11-19

3:00pm GMT

Technicians' Professional Development S05
Find out how to access CPD and progress to gain Registered Science Technician (RSciTech). Led by the ASE Technicians Committee.

Speakers
JO

Jan O'Connell

ASE Technicians' Committee
LS

Liz Shaw RSciTech

Biology technician, Liverpool College
I have been working as a Biology technician for 9 years. I am passionate about improving the lot of science technicians and I am on the ASE technicians committee. I help to run the annual technicians conference in York. I am involved with a number of activities at school including... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.


Thursday January 4, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm GMT
CTH D
  11-19

4:00pm GMT

Hands-on Static Electricity REPEATED W40
Hands-on workshop with activities to study about electrostatics. With an innovative hand-held electrostatic generator continuous static electricity generation is possible even in very humid weather.

Speakers
avatar for Michal Marcik

Michal Marcik

International Business Manager, Narika Corporation
We are coming from Japan to attend ASE and we are bringing lot of fun and exciting experiments. We will be showing how electricity and static electricity generation are being taught in Japan. Please come to our workshop or booth and have fun.

Exhibitors
avatar for Narika Corporation

Narika Corporation

International Sales, Narika Corporation
NaRiKa Corporation is Japanese supplier of scientific educational materials mainly for primary and secondary schools. We have been in business for 100 years and you are all welcome in our booth. Products on display will be from the following 4 fields:1. Generating of Electricity• Genecon... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm GMT
Rendall S4
  11-19

4:00pm GMT

Using Technology in Science W39
Led by the ASE Technicians Committee. This session will use social media, apps and websites to show how you can get the most out of your department, including Facebook and LabLogger.

Speakers
avatar for Phil Wilson

Phil Wilson

RSciTech, Site + Systems Manager

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.


Thursday January 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm GMT
CTL 1
  11-19

4:00pm GMT

DNA fingerprinting using PCR and Gel Electrophoresis REPEATED W34
Timstar are offering a fun and exciting hands-on practical session using PCR and Gel electrophoresis techniques to obtain a DNA fingerprint. This demonstrates how easy this can be done within the science practical lesson. Results are guaranteed every time with Edvotek equipment and kits.

Proposers
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Lucienne McCallum

Lucienne McCallum

Regional Sales Manager, Timstar
I have been part of the Science Education Industry for 17 years. I joined Timstar Laboratory Suppliers in 2007. Prior to working in this Industry I was a Microbiologist doing lots of interesting testing on water, waste and food samples. I have a real passion for Science which has... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm GMT
Rendall S6
  11-19

4:30pm GMT

CLEAPSS Practical Hub Workshop REPEATED W38
A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practical’s and even make equipment to take back to school.

This is a practical workshop, which is hands on.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Director, CLEAPSS
Steve taught science in secondary schools for 28 years before moving into advisory work, initially for Hertfordshire and then as a regional adviser for the Secondary National Strategy - Always passionate about practical work Steve believes that hands-on activities are quite simply... Read More →


Thursday January 4, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm GMT
CTL 3
  11-19
 
Friday, January 5
 

9:00am GMT

Schools' Exhibition - Morning session S09
Teachers from all schools and colleges are invited to bring a display of their science class work - either a specific project or a range of ideas. All teachers presenting a display get a FREE day at the ASE Annual Conference, email nicola@seventhcorner.co.uk for more details or to book a display space.

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.



Friday January 5, 2018 9:00am - 12:30pm GMT
CTL Foyer

9:30am GMT

Wireless Datalogging in Action REPEATED W46
Learn how wireless technology will connect your logger to Ipads, Iphones, Android phones, tablets and the PC. Bring your own device and join in.

Speakers
BH

Barry Hawkins

Data Harvest

Exhibitors
avatar for Data Harvest Group

Data Harvest Group

Sales Director, Data Harvest Group Ltd.
Worldwide suppliers of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math equipment (STEM) for over 35 years; whether it's hardware or software, Data Harvest offers multi award-winning, high quality, innovative and affordable educational solutions. EasySense Data Logging Range Science Data... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am GMT
CTL 1

9:30am GMT

Hands-on Electricity Generation REPEATED W45
Workshop that is interactive, engaging and fun. With our hand-held DC generator you can generate electricity and study about energy transformation, energy loss and efficiency.

Speakers
avatar for Michal Marcik

Michal Marcik

International Business Manager, Narika Corporation
We are coming from Japan to attend ASE and we are bringing lot of fun and exciting experiments. We will be showing how electricity and static electricity generation are being taught in Japan. Please come to our workshop or booth and have fun.

Exhibitors
avatar for Narika Corporation

Narika Corporation

International Sales, Narika Corporation
NaRiKa Corporation is Japanese supplier of scientific educational materials mainly for primary and secondary schools. We have been in business for 100 years and you are all welcome in our booth. Products on display will be from the following 4 fields:1. Generating of Electricity• Genecon... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am GMT
Guild of Students Harold Wilson
  11-19

10:00am GMT

CPAC: Making your delivery even better REPEATED T117
Two years into A-level practical science reform we are keen to share the best practice seen by our practical advisers when monitoring schools and colleges. This workshop will give you lots of ideas and will be helpful for all science disciplines and levels of experience.

Proposers
Speakers
avatar for Catherine Witter, AQA

Catherine Witter, AQA

Senior Advice Manager in Practical Sciences, AQA
My role involves leading the AQA team responsible for advising UK schools on best practice for Science practical work at both GCSE and A-level. During my twenty year teaching career, I taught all three Sciences, was Head of Faculty for Science and held whole-school responsibility... Read More →

Exhibitors

Friday January 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am GMT
Maths Forsyth
  Post-16

10:00am GMT

Yes We Can! T65
Practical activities that are NOT banned. Some demonstrations of practical activities that are often mistakenly thought to be restriced or banned from the school laboratory. Led by the ASE Health & Safety Specialist Group.

Speakers
CL

Chris Lloyd

Head of Advisory Service and ASE H&S Group representative, SSERC
RW

Ralph Whitcher

Chair of H&S in Science Education Specialist Group, Association for Science Education

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.


Friday January 5, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am GMT
CTL 8
  11-19

10:15am GMT

Ofsted Science Update S39
Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, Ofsted, will offer an update on Ofsted's approach to inspecting science teaching and learning. Her talk will inclue a Q&A session.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Spielman

Amanda Spielman

Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector (HMCI), Ofsted, Amanda Spielman
Amanda Spielman has been Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, Ofsted since January 2017.Between 2011 and 2016, Amanda was chair of Ofqual, the qualifications regulator. From 2005 she was a founding member of the leadership team at the academy chain Ark Schools, where she became Research... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 10:15am - 10:45am GMT
CTH A
  11-19

10:30am GMT

Plugging Into the Sun REPEATED W139
Build and race a solar car using Solar Active STEM resources to achieve outcomes in climate change science while learning through ‘trial & improvement’ to raise attainment.

Speakers
avatar for David Garlovsky

David Garlovsky

CEO - TEACHER TRAINER, Solar Active
David Garlovsky pioneered an education method that fosters self-confidence within teaching/learning; effective in encouraging invention and problem solving through application of scientific, technology, engineering and mathematical concepts. Making learning enjoyable and encouraging... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am GMT
CTH 1

11:00am GMT

CLEAPSS Practical Hub Workshop REPEATED W62
A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practical’s and even make equipment to take back to school.

This is a practical workshop, which is hands on.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Director, CLEAPSS
Steve taught science in secondary schools for 28 years before moving into advisory work, initially for Hertfordshire and then as a regional adviser for the Secondary National Strategy - Always passionate about practical work Steve believes that hands-on activities are quite simply... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
CTL 3
  11-19

11:00am GMT

Microscale Chemistry: “In a little you can see a lot” REPEATED T76
Low-cost and quickly performed procedures to enhance students' chemistry experience in all parts of chemical education and to add variety to practicals.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
BW

Bob Worley

CLEAPSS


Friday January 5, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
CTH C
  11-19

11:00am GMT

Quest for Speed REPEATED W95
Highlighting selected Frederiksen lab manuals, we will investigate acceleration and speed: From Galileo’s inclined plane – over free fall, conservation of momentum, the speed of sound, and  supersonic speeds – to finally measuring the speed of light.
Instead of Galileo’s water clock, we use electronic timers and an oscilloscope as our stopwatch.

Proposers
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Henning Schou

Henning Schou

Science Product Developer, Timstar / Frederiksen Scientific
1982: M.Sc. nuclear physics / 1983-2007: Teaching physics and math at a Danish high school / 2007: Joined Frederiksen Scienetific, first as a product manager, now working as developer. As a developer my aim is to contribute to Frederiksen's range of affordable, high quality physics... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
CTL 2
  11-19

11:00am GMT

CLEAPSS Primary Practical Workshop W53
Come, try and takeaway some of our latest practical ideas. Trialled in schools and developed with teachers.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Jason Harding

Jason Harding

Section Leader Primary & Biology, CLEAPSS
Come and ask me about..practical work in biology and primary science eg making practicals work, making them as cost effective as possible and ensuring they are safe.


Friday January 5, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
Rendall S4
  Primary

11:00am GMT

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device for a practical science lesson W58
BYOD data logging- Changing the way students gather and analyse data. Bring your device along with Vernier Graphical Analysis App downloaded.

For links to the app please see https://www.inds.co.uk/education/data-logging/software/graphical-analysis-4/

Proposers
avatar for Instrument Direct Services

Instrument Direct Services

IDS Education
IDS Education are passionate about data logging and how it is used within an education context. With over 15 years experience of helping schools get the most out of this technology, we believe we are able to offer the right solutions backed up by a comprehensive support package. With... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Dan Roberts

Dan Roberts

Sales and Technical Manager, IDS Education
Over the past 14 years I have worked in the field of data acquisition and sensing. Both in Industry and Education, from primary to graduates and field engineer to cutting edge research. I have an appetite for measuring all sorts both in my personal and work life, whether it’s keeping... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm GMT
Guild of Students Mandela Room
  11-19

12:00pm GMT

CLEAPSS Practical Hub Workshop REPEATED W69
A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practical’s and even make equipment to take back to school.
This is a practical workshop, which is hands on.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Director, CLEAPSS
Steve taught science in secondary schools for 28 years before moving into advisory work, initially for Hertfordshire and then as a regional adviser for the Secondary National Strategy - Always passionate about practical work Steve believes that hands-on activities are quite simply... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm GMT
CTL 3
  11-19

12:30pm GMT

Hands-on Static Electricity REPEATED W71
Hands-on workshop with activities to study about electrostatics. With an innovative hand-held electrostatic generator continuous static electricity generation is possible even in very humid weather.

Speakers
avatar for Michal Marcik

Michal Marcik

International Business Manager, Narika Corporation
We are coming from Japan to attend ASE and we are bringing lot of fun and exciting experiments. We will be showing how electricity and static electricity generation are being taught in Japan. Please come to our workshop or booth and have fun.

Exhibitors
avatar for Narika Corporation

Narika Corporation

International Sales, Narika Corporation
NaRiKa Corporation is Japanese supplier of scientific educational materials mainly for primary and secondary schools. We have been in business for 100 years and you are all welcome in our booth. Products on display will be from the following 4 fields:1. Generating of Electricity• Genecon... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm GMT
Guild of Students Harold Wilson
  11-19

1:00pm GMT

Biology Practicals that Work REPEATED D07
Looking for reliable practicals that demonstrate the core principles of biology? Drop in to discover a lab full of engaging and affordable plant-based ideas.

Proposers
avatar for Alex Jenkin

Alex Jenkin

Project Manager, Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)
Alex project manages the Science and Plants for Schools project, overseeing SAPS’ attendance at the ASE Annual Conference and managing the development of our free teaching resources. Alex is keen to explore how plants can be used as examples across biology, not just in traditional... Read More →

Speakers
Exhibitors
avatar for Jamie Biggs

Jamie Biggs

Science and Plants for Schools
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science.We believe young people should understand the importance of plants in the world and be aware of the relevance of plant... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm GMT
CTL 5
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

CANCELLED Frontier Science: Building bigger brains - the evolution and development of the cerebellum T161
Due to circumstances beyond our control, this session has been cancelled.

Speakers
TB

Thomas Butts

School of Life Sciences - University of Liverpool


Friday January 5, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm GMT
CTH D

2:00pm GMT

Biology Practicals that Work REPEATED D08
Looking for reliable practicals that demonstrate the core principles of biology? Drop in to discover a lab full of engaging and affordable plant-based ideas.

Proposers
avatar for Alex Jenkin

Alex Jenkin

Project Manager, Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)
Alex project manages the Science and Plants for Schools project, overseeing SAPS’ attendance at the ASE Annual Conference and managing the development of our free teaching resources. Alex is keen to explore how plants can be used as examples across biology, not just in traditional... Read More →

Speakers
Exhibitors
avatar for Jamie Biggs

Jamie Biggs

Science and Plants for Schools
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science.We believe young people should understand the importance of plants in the world and be aware of the relevance of plant... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT
CTL 5
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

CLEAPSS Practical Hub Workshop REPEATED W78
A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practical’s and even make equipment to take back to school.

This is a practical workshop, which is hands on.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Director, CLEAPSS
Steve taught science in secondary schools for 28 years before moving into advisory work, initially for Hertfordshire and then as a regional adviser for the Secondary National Strategy - Always passionate about practical work Steve believes that hands-on activities are quite simply... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT
CTL 3
  11-19

2:00pm GMT

Quest for Speed REPEATED W145
Highlighting selected Frederiksen lab manuals, we will investigate acceleration and speed: From Galileo’s inclined plane – over free fall, conservation of momentum, the speed of sound, and  supersonic speeds – to finally measuring the speed of light.
Instead of Galileo’s water clock, we use electronic timers and an oscilloscope as our stopwatch.

Proposers
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Henning Schou

Henning Schou

Science Product Developer, Timstar / Frederiksen Scientific
1982: M.Sc. nuclear physics / 1983-2007: Teaching physics and math at a Danish high school / 2007: Joined Frederiksen Scienetific, first as a product manager, now working as developer. As a developer my aim is to contribute to Frederiksen's range of affordable, high quality physics... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT
Chadwick Chadwick LT
  11-19

3:00pm GMT

Ask a Head of Science S20
Three Heads of Science from ASE’s 11-19 committee will answer questions submitted both before and during the session. So if there is anything you want to ask but perhaps haven't done so at your own school…now is your chance! Do you have a question that you have not felt able to ask at your own school? Are you an NQT who wants an alternative perspective? Are you a new Head of Science in need of advice? Are you an experienced teacher or science leader who would like to find out approaches used at other schools? If so, please submit a question before or at the session.

Speakers
avatar for Euan Douglas CSciTeach

Euan Douglas CSciTeach

Head of Science, ASE 11-19 Committee
I am Head of Science at Saint George Catholic College, a comprehensive school in Southampton. My involvement with the ASE includes being a member of both my regional committee and the 11-19 committee. I am also the Lead Teacher for the Science Learning Partnership that covers Hampshire... Read More →
avatar for Helen Harden

Helen Harden

Science Curriculum Specialist (UYSEG), Chair ASE 11-19 Committee
Science curriculum design and innovationResources development (9-11, 11-16 and post-16 chemistry)Chair ASE 11-19 Committee, and Member of RSC Currciulum and Assessment Working GroupPrimary school governor
avatar for Sarah Longshaw

Sarah Longshaw

ASE Field Officer North East England, Independent Consultant, Sarah Longshaw
I am a former head of science and now lead the Cheshire & Wirral Science Learning Partnership & Computing Hub. I am science subject lead for the Cheshire East SCITT and ASE Field Officer for the North. After 20 years+ in the classroom (with experience at all stages!) I am now enjoying... Read More →
avatar for Emma Winter

Emma Winter

Head of Science, Boston Grammar School
CSciTeach and Head of Science, I am a member of the 11-19 ASE committee and a keen physicist also teaching Biology and Chemistry to KS4. I am keen to discuss curriculum developments, practical science and challenging the most able.

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.



Friday January 5, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm GMT
Chadwick Rotbalt LT
  11-19

3:00pm GMT

Biology Practicals that Work REPEATED D04
Looking for reliable practicals that demonstrate the core principles of biology? Drop in to discover a lab full of engaging and affordable plant-based ideas.

Proposers
avatar for Alex Jenkin

Alex Jenkin

Project Manager, Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)
Alex project manages the Science and Plants for Schools project, overseeing SAPS’ attendance at the ASE Annual Conference and managing the development of our free teaching resources. Alex is keen to explore how plants can be used as examples across biology, not just in traditional... Read More →

Speakers
Exhibitors
avatar for Jamie Biggs

Jamie Biggs

Science and Plants for Schools
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science.We believe young people should understand the importance of plants in the world and be aware of the relevance of plant... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm GMT
CTL 5
  11-19

3:00pm GMT

CLEAPSS Practical Hub Workshop REPEATED W35
A chance to get hands on, carry out new and exciting practical’s and even make equipment to take back to school.

This is a practical workshop, which is hands on.

Proposers
avatar for CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

CLEAPSS

Speakers
avatar for Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Director, CLEAPSS
Steve taught science in secondary schools for 28 years before moving into advisory work, initially for Hertfordshire and then as a regional adviser for the Secondary National Strategy - Always passionate about practical work Steve believes that hands-on activities are quite simply... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm GMT
CTL 3
  11-19

3:00pm GMT

Hands-on Static Electricity REPEATED W85
Hands-on workshop with activities to study about electrostatics. With an innovative hand-held electrostatic generator continuous static electricity generation is possible even in very humid weather.

Speakers
avatar for Michal Marcik

Michal Marcik

International Business Manager, Narika Corporation
We are coming from Japan to attend ASE and we are bringing lot of fun and exciting experiments. We will be showing how electricity and static electricity generation are being taught in Japan. Please come to our workshop or booth and have fun.

Exhibitors
avatar for Narika Corporation

Narika Corporation

International Sales, Narika Corporation
NaRiKa Corporation is Japanese supplier of scientific educational materials mainly for primary and secondary schools. We have been in business for 100 years and you are all welcome in our booth. Products on display will be from the following 4 fields:1. Generating of Electricity• Genecon... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm GMT
Guild of Students Harold Wilson
  11-19

4:00pm GMT

Schools' Exhibition - Afternoon session S36
Teachers from all schools and colleges are invited to bring a display of their science class work - either a specific project or a range of ideas. All teachers presenting a display get a FREE day at the ASE Annual Conference, email nicola@seventhcorner.co.uk for more details or to book a display space.

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.



Friday January 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm GMT
CTL Foyer

4:00pm GMT

Resources to Support Early Career Teachers W89
Work with STEM Learning’s Science Specialist to explore resources and ideas to help you develop inspiring lessons.  This session explores hand-picked resources and ideas to support meeting the Teacher Standards.  We'll also get hands-on with a range of gadgets and gizmos for inspirational teacher and explore the science behind them.  There are so many engaging toys which are great for teaching science concepts.  You'll take away a whole raft of ideas for engaging lessons.

Proposers
SH

Sarah Heathwood

Communications Coordinator, STEM Learning

Speakers
KH

Karen Hornby

Science specialist, STEM Learning
I am a Science Specialist for the National STEM Learning Centre and I'm mainly responsible for providing science expertise across all aspects of the Centre’s work, curriculum/resource development, quality assurance and assessment. I have twelve years’ experience as a secondary... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for STEM Learning

STEM Learning

STEM Learning
STEM Learning is your number one organisation for STEM teaching support. We offer free and affordable CPD, teaching resources and STEM inspiration for your classroom, STEM Club or community group. Our work has proven impact on teachers and young people. Find out more on www.stem.org.uk... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm GMT
Guild of Students McAusland Room
  11-19

4:00pm GMT

DNA fingerprinting using PCR and Gel Electrophoresis REPEATED W59
Timstar are offering a fun and exciting hands-on practical session using PCR and Gel electrophoresis techniques to obtain a DNA fingerprint. This demonstrates how easy this can be done within the science practical lesson. Results are guaranteed every time with Edvotek equipment and kits

Speakers
avatar for Lucienne McCallum

Lucienne McCallum

Regional Sales Manager, Timstar
I have been part of the Science Education Industry for 17 years. I joined Timstar Laboratory Suppliers in 2007. Prior to working in this Industry I was a Microbiologist doing lots of interesting testing on water, waste and food samples. I have a real passion for Science which has... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →


Friday January 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm GMT
CTL 2
  11-19

4:30pm GMT

Chemistry Magic Show REPEATED W99
A demonstration of the 'magic' that can be created with Chemistry. Led by members of the ASE Regional Committee.

Speakers
AH

Anthony Hardwicke

Presenter 1, Bradfield College
AS

Andrew Szaldo

Highgate School

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.


Friday January 5, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm GMT
CTH B
  11-19
 
Saturday, January 6
 

9:29am GMT

BBC Terrific Scientific with Maggie Aderin-Pocock S22
Terrific Scientific is an ambitious campaign from the BBC. Our goal is to inspire primary school pupils to discover their inner scientist.
Currently, fewer than 15% of 10-14 year olds aspire to pursue a career as a scientist, leaving the UK with a potential skills shortage.
The BBC has partnered with leading universities to create a series of child-friendly nationwide scientific investigations. The data gathered is sent to the universities and feeds into real academic studies. Join us on a national journey of scientific discovery!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z2jr4j6#zptwqty

Speakers
avatar for Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock is a scientist and broadcaster referred to as the BBC’s ‘face of space’. She is the presenter of the astronomical institution The Sky at Night, has fronted a number of space documentaries, and regularly appears on science and non-science programmes.From... Read More →
avatar for Claire Seeley

Claire Seeley

Primary Science Teaching Trust



Saturday January 6, 2018 9:29am - 10:29am GMT
Rathbone Eleanor Rathbone
  Primary

9:30am GMT

BBC Micro:bit in the Lab W102
In this hands-on workshop, we will construct a device to measure soil moisture from just a pair of nails and BBC micro:bit. Once calibrated against different soils samples we will then connect a water pump to make an automated plant-watering system. All apparatus, instructions and code provided.

The BBC micro:bit has a few on-board sensors which we can access to create a simple sensor, with an output on the LED display. Taking this a little further there is a simple data-logging app for iOS and Android that connects via Bluetooth and will collect and graph real-time data from the accerometers, magnetometer or temperature sensor of the BBC micro:bit. I will provide a quick demonstration of these features before moving on to the main activity.

Taking things a step further still, it is possible to construct your own sensors for experients in the school lab. All secondary schools were sent a set of BBC microbits so hopfully most schools will have access to these. If not, then they are relatively inexpensive to purchase. In this workshop we will learn how to connect a pair of nails to inputs on the BBC mirco:bit using standard lab equipment and write some simple code to create a device to test the moisture level of soil in a plant pot. After calibrating our sensor against some different soil samples we will then add a small water pump to the output of the BBC micro:bit to create an automated plant-watering system. 

We will be using a kit that has been kindly loaned to us for this session by Science Scope. Detials of which you can find here here

 

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Scott

Jonathan Scott

Edech Consultant and Trainer, Jonathan Scott
With 22 years teaching experience, including 11 years as Head of Science in a large Gloucestershire comprehensive school, I have a wealth of experience in applying technology to the classroom. Working with Apple Education for three years, I supported the development of teaching staff... Read More →


Saturday January 6, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am GMT
CTL 1

10:00am GMT

'When I grow up I want to be....' T129
Teacher resources to help with career choice pathways. Need STEM work experience for years 9/10? EDT can sort it, and your students will gain a nationally recognise Industrial Cadets accreditation too!

Speakers
SH

Susan Harris

EDT Director of Central Programmes, The Engineering Development Trust (EDT)


Saturday January 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am GMT
Maths Forsyth

10:00am GMT

Biology Practicals that Work REPEATED D12
Looking for reliable practicals that demonstrate the core principles of biology? Drop in to discover a lab full of engaging and affordable plant-based ideas.

Proposers
avatar for Alex Jenkin

Alex Jenkin

Project Manager, Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)
Alex project manages the Science and Plants for Schools project, overseeing SAPS’ attendance at the ASE Annual Conference and managing the development of our free teaching resources. Alex is keen to explore how plants can be used as examples across biology, not just in traditional... Read More →

Speakers
Exhibitors
avatar for Jamie Biggs

Jamie Biggs

Science and Plants for Schools
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science.We believe young people should understand the importance of plants in the world and be aware of the relevance of plant... Read More →


Saturday January 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am GMT
CTL 5
  11-19

10:00am GMT

Chemistry Magic Show REPEATED S26
A demonstration of the 'magic' that can be created with Chemistry. Led by members of the ASE Regional Committee.

Speakers
AH

Anthony Hardwicke

Presenter 1, Bradfield College
AS

Andrew Szaldo

Highgate School

Exhibitors
avatar for Angela Buckland

Angela Buckland

Conference Manager, Mrs
The Association for Science Education is proud to create this Annual Conference that is Europe's largest Science Education CPD event.


Saturday January 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am GMT
CTH B
  11-19

10:00am GMT

Astronomy and Astrophysics Drop-in D13
Drop in to discuss any topic – concepts, resources and examinations. Collect free resources to support examined material. Try out and discuss laboratory experiments.

Speakers
AP

Alan Pickwick

Honorary Treasurer, Association for Astronomy Education


Saturday January 6, 2018 10:00am - 1:00pm GMT
CTL 7
  Post-16

11:00am GMT

Biology Practicals that Work REPEATED D14
Looking for reliable practicals that demonstrate the core principles of biology? Drop in to discover a lab full of engaging and affordable plant-based ideas.

Proposers
avatar for Alex Jenkin

Alex Jenkin

Project Manager, Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)
Alex project manages the Science and Plants for Schools project, overseeing SAPS’ attendance at the ASE Annual Conference and managing the development of our free teaching resources. Alex is keen to explore how plants can be used as examples across biology, not just in traditional... Read More →

Speakers
Exhibitors
avatar for Jamie Biggs

Jamie Biggs

Science and Plants for Schools
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science.We believe young people should understand the importance of plants in the world and be aware of the relevance of plant... Read More →


Saturday January 6, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
CTL 5
  11-19

11:00am GMT

CPAC: Making your delivery even better REPEATED T138
Two years into A-level practical science reform we are keen to share the best practice seen by our practical advisers when monitoring schools and colleges. This workshop will give you lots of ideas and will be helpful for all science disciplines and levels of experience.

Proposers
Speakers
avatar for Catherine Witter, AQA

Catherine Witter, AQA

Senior Advice Manager in Practical Sciences, AQA
My role involves leading the AQA team responsible for advising UK schools on best practice for Science practical work at both GCSE and A-level. During my twenty year teaching career, I taught all three Sciences, was Head of Faculty for Science and held whole-school responsibility... Read More →

Exhibitors

Saturday January 6, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT
Maths G03
  Post-16

11:30am GMT

DNA fingerprinting using PCR and Gel Electrophoresis REPEATED W116
Timstar are offering a fun and exciting hands-on practical session using PCR and Gel electrophoresis techniques to obtain a DNA fingerprint. This demonstrates how easy this can be done within the science practical lesson. Results are guaranteed every time with Edvotek equipment and kits.

Speakers
avatar for Lucienne McCallum

Lucienne McCallum

Regional Sales Manager, Timstar
I have been part of the Science Education Industry for 17 years. I joined Timstar Laboratory Suppliers in 2007. Prior to working in this Industry I was a Microbiologist doing lots of interesting testing on water, waste and food samples. I have a real passion for Science which has... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →


Saturday January 6, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm GMT
CTL 1
  11-19

11:40am GMT

Engineering in Primary: The principles W118
A hands-on session to explore the trialled and evaluated approaches to primary engineering, as identified by ‘Tinker Tailor Robot Pi’ and subsequent legacy projects.

Speakers
JC

Jon Chippindall

SEERIH The University of Manchester
Jon is a teacher and computing lead at Crumpsall Lane Primary School in Manchester, UK. He is an author of the Barefoot Computing resources and the CAS Regional Outreach Manager for the North West of England. Jon is the PGCE Computing Lead at The University of Manchester and works... Read More →
avatar for Melissa Loughran

Melissa Loughran

STEM Leader, St Edwards CE Academy, Leek
STEM Leader, Middle School Science Teacher, Primary Teacher, University of Manchester Teacher Champion, STEM Learning Facilitator, member of Primary Science Journal Editorial Board and JCB Junior Innovator development team.


Saturday January 6, 2018 11:40am - 12:40pm GMT
Rendall S8
  Primary

12:00pm GMT

Biology Practicals that Work REPEATED D15
Looking for reliable practicals that demonstrate the core principles of biology? Drop in to discover a lab full of engaging and affordable plant-based ideas.

Proposers
avatar for Alex Jenkin

Alex Jenkin

Project Manager, Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS)
Alex project manages the Science and Plants for Schools project, overseeing SAPS’ attendance at the ASE Annual Conference and managing the development of our free teaching resources. Alex is keen to explore how plants can be used as examples across biology, not just in traditional... Read More →

Speakers
Exhibitors
avatar for Jamie Biggs

Jamie Biggs

Science and Plants for Schools
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS) creates opportunities for teachers and students to find out more about plants and to become more interested in plant science.We believe young people should understand the importance of plants in the world and be aware of the relevance of plant... Read More →


Saturday January 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm GMT
CTL 5
  11-19

3:00pm GMT

DNA fingerprinting using PCR and Gel Electrophoresis REPEATED W156
Timstar are offering a fun and exciting hands-on practical session using PCR and Gel electrophoresis techniques to obtain a DNA fingerprint. This demonstrates how easy this can be done within the science practical lesson. Results are guaranteed every time with Edvotek equipment and kits.

Speakers
avatar for Lucienne McCallum

Lucienne McCallum

Regional Sales Manager, Timstar
I have been part of the Science Education Industry for 17 years. I joined Timstar Laboratory Suppliers in 2007. Prior to working in this Industry I was a Microbiologist doing lots of interesting testing on water, waste and food samples. I have a real passion for Science which has... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Timstar

Timstar

Timstar
Established in 1970, Timstar is an expert in its field and part of the highly successful Wall Family Group of companies. The company is a leading global supplier of high-quality science equipment, resources and inspiring modern environments for the effective teaching of Biology, Chemistry... Read More →


Saturday January 6, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm GMT
CTL 1
  11-19