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Human Body STEM workshop

Scientific models in early childhood

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About this workshop

During this seven-hour workshop, you will learn how to scaffold children’s interest in anatomy and will explore exciting functions of the human body. This hands-on workshop will help you identify opportunities and challenges of this STEM topic and provides you with ideas for age-appropriate experiences. You will learn about the benefits of using and making scientific models in an early childhood setting and understand why and how to evaluate models with children.

By the end of this workshop, you will know how to support children with their questions about the human body and feel confident to include scientific models into your practice.

This workshop aligns with the principles, practices and outcomes of the EYLF, NQF and the Australian Curriculum.

Topic description

This STEM learning opportunity will help you:

  • scaffold children’s interest in the human body
  • discover the benefits of using and making scientific models in an early childhood setting
  • understand why and how to evaluate scientific models with children in age-appropriate ways
  • engage in hands-on experiences with the human body through your senses
  • collect ideas for age-appropriate experiences with the topic
  • benefit from the exchange with like-minded educators and reflect on your current practice
  • feel confident in unlocking the wonders of STEM

You will also receive comprehensive materials with lots of STEM ideas and information about inquiry-based practices.

Who should do this course?

This workshop is designed for early childhood educators and teachers, educational leaders and leaders with managerial responsibilities.

There are no prerequisites for this STEM Human Body workshop. Prior STEM knowledge is not required.

Something to think about before the workshop:

  • Have I worked with scientific models before and if so, how?
  • What questions related to the human body, have the children in your setting had lately?

Feedback from previous Human Body workshops

A good experience

Model making was a good experience that I can see as an added extension to my program about the human body.
STEM workshops
2019-05-22T09:19:58+10:00

Human Body, Perth

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Model making was a good experience that I can see as an added extension to my program about the human body.

A great day

It was a great day and I took back a lot from it.
STEM workshops
2019-07-30T15:01:24+10:00

Human Body, Gracelyn, NSW

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It was a great day and I took back a lot from it.

Encouraged discussions

Gisela presented the material in an easy to understand manner, encouraging discussions with other participants.
STEM workshops
2019-07-30T15:10:26+10:00

Human Body, NSW

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Gisela presented the material in an easy to understand manner, encouraging discussions with other participants.

Relaxed and engaged

Gisella had a very lovely manner making us feel relaxed and engaged.
STEM workshops
2019-07-30T15:03:31+10:00

Human Body, NSW

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Gisella had a very lovely manner making us feel relaxed and engaged.

Open discussion

Hands-on and open discussion.
STEM workshops
2019-07-30T15:20:18+10:00

Human Body, NSW

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Hands-on and open discussion.

Easy to apply

Material presented in a practical manner - easy to apply when working with children.
STEM workshops
2019-05-22T09:17:34+10:00

Human Body, Penrith

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Material presented in a practical manner - easy to apply when working with children.

Opportunities

Opportunities to have a go at simple concepts that children will find interesting.
STEM workshops
2019-07-30T15:13:10+10:00

Human Body, NSW

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Opportunities to have a go at simple concepts that children will find interesting.

Learnt & understood

I learnt and understood so much.
STEM workshops
2019-07-30T15:04:31+10:00

Human Body, NSW

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I learnt and understood so much.

I took a lot back

It was a great day and I took back a lot from it.
STEM workshops
2019-05-22T09:11:35+10:00

Human Body, Glenmore Park

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It was a great day and I took back a lot from it.

I was challenged

I was challenged to think about how I engage with children during learning experiences.
STEM workshops
2019-07-30T15:11:50+10:00

Human Body, NSW

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I was challenged to think about how I engage with children during learning experiences.
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Duration: 1 day | Cost: $200pp
100% of profits from your booking fee are used in funding towards education projects, such as a literacy program for young girls.

In light of the current COVID-19 developments, the Little Scientists team has made the decision to reschedule all our upcoming Little Scientists workshops between now and 20 June 2020. Please read on for further information.

Ulverstone TAS | Thu 27 Jul

Launceston TAS | Fri 28 Jul

Hobart TAS | Tue 4 Aug

Claremont WA | Wed 26 Aug

Thebarton SA | Mon 7 Sep

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Good to know

  • Hands-on and interactive
  • Exchange with like-minded people
  • Practical and reflective phases
  • Focus on implementation into practice
  • Aligned with EYLF, NQF and Australian Curriculum
  • NESA accredited
Workshop participants building a human body model
Workshop participants building a human body model
Workshop participants building a model
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