Preliminary Program

 

13:30-14:00 Registration

14:00-14:10 (DE) Welcome words and presentation IST Austria: Georg Schneider (Managing Director, IST Austria)

14:10-14:30 (EN) Next Generation Science Standard for Science Education: Petra Van Koppen (Senior Lecturer, University of California – Santa Barbara)  

14:30-14:50 (DE) Inquiry Based Science Education – Current Status and Critical Reflections: Christian Bertsch (Professor for science teaching, Pädagogische Hochschule Wien)  

14:50-15:30    Coffee break

Hands-on exhibition 

15:30-17:00   Workshops

Workshop 1(EN): "Chemical Reactions Activity" by Petra van Koppen (Senior Lecturer, University of California – Santa Barbara)

Workshop 2 (DE): "Hands-on evolution- Bridging the gap between theory and practic/Evolution be-greifbar - Evolutionsbiologie aus Fachdidaktischer Perspektive) by Suzanne Kapelari (Head of Science, Geography, Computer Science and Mathematics Education, University of Innsbruck)

Workshop 3 (DE): "Tricky Tracks and Mystery Tubes: Making the Nature of Scientific Knowledge explicit to the students", Christian Bertsch (Professor for science teaching, Pädagogische Hochschule Wien)

Workshop 4 (DE): "Wie tanzen Pflanzen? –Ein Forschungskurs für Volksschulklassen", Georg Heilig (Outreach Expert, IST Austria)

 17:00-17:30        Coffee break

 17:30-18:00    (DE/EN) Wrap-up of workshops

 18:00-18:30     (EN) "Science Education for All- a Necessity and a Social Obligation" -Keynote  by Haim Harari (Physicist, Science Educator and former President Weizmann Institute of Science)

 18:30                  Reception & Get-together