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Teaching Material of the Month: Going for a Song
How does noise pollution affect the environment? In this teaching unit students investigate with their smartphones how the noise of the city alters the amplitude or frequency of birdsong. The material is taken from the brochure iStage 2 and is best suited for students between 16 and 18 years:
Under the motto 'Inventing the Future of Science Education' the next European Science on Stage festival will take place from 29 June – 2 July 2017 in Debrecen, Hungary. Around 350 educators from 25 countries will come together to exchange innovative teaching concepts. Primary and secondary school teachers from all across Europe are invited to apply with their ideas.
Czech Republic, Greece, Italy and UK: 'Take a workshop to your country' throughout Europe
After the Science on Stage festival 2015 several groups of international teachers took a workshop to their countries. Throughout Europe they shared enthralling ideas with their colleagues. So did Panagiotis Lazos from Greece and David Featonby from Science on Stage UK: Last October they visited the Czech Republic and Italy respectivley presented various teaching projects. Please, find the full reports on our blog:
>>www.science-on-stage.eu/SonSEU_blog Did you take part in the Science on Stage festival 2015 in London? Have you seen a project at the festival you especially liked? Do you want to continue the exchange with an international colleague you met at the festival? We will support you! Apply for a travel grant now:
Teaming up for iStage 3: New brochure on 'Football in Science Teaching'
From 6-8 November Science on Stage Germany welcomed 20 STEM teachers from 15 different countries in Berlin to work on the new teaching material 'iStage 3 - Football in Science Teaching'. The brochure covers a wide range of natural science and interdisciplinary questions connected to football. The results are published prior to the European Football Championship 2016 in France. Please, find further information at:
Slovenia: Workshop on 'iStage 2' at professional training for physics teachers
On 4 December Damjan Štrus from Slovenia is going to present a workshop on 'Smartphones in Physics Teaching'. The seminar will take place at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Ljubljana and is based on the brochure 'iStage 2'. Please, find further information at:
On 7 May 2016 the next Turkish Science on Stage festival will be held at Nazım Hikmet Congress & Arts Centerin, Ankara. Primary teachers and STEM teachers from all over Turkey are invited to apply with their ideas for an exhibition, workshops and on-stage performances. The most innovative teaching concepts are to be presented at the following European Science on Stage festival 2017 in Debrecen, Hungary. Please, find more details about the application at: