Tue, Oct. 29, 2019 4:00pm — 5:30pm - Add this to Calendar
Free for all students attending a school in the Greater Wellington Region ONLY.
We are holding the second round of Scholarship workshops using a Zoom platform for Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
Session 1: Physics - Wednesday 24th June 4pm- 5.30pm
Facilitator: David Housden
David is Head of Physics at St Bernard’s College and highly regarded as an innovative teacher of Senior Physics. He is well known as an author of Physics Learning Workbooks and is sought after as a presenter for Physics Scholarship Workshops around the country. This second workshop for 2020 will involve working through the Scholarship problems presented at the last session (these can be made available to those who did not attend the first workshop) with support from the facilitator.
Session 2: Chemistry - Wednesday 1st July 4pm-5.30pm
Facilitator: Suzanne Boniface
Suzanne coordinates First year Chemistry Programmes at VUW and has a particular interest in students transitioning from High School to University. She has run Chemistry Scholarship Workshops for both students and teachers for the past 14 years, and has been involved in writing Year 12 and 13 Chemistry Study Guides and Workbooks.
Session 3: Biology- Wednesday 29th July 4pm-5.30pm
Facilitator: Thom Adams
Thom is the Engagement Co-ordinator for the Science Faculty at VUW. He has also been an educator for the Sustainability Trust, the Wellington Zoo, and the Otago Museum. This session will involve having a Doctoral or Post-Doc student in the VUW School of Biology present their research results and then Thom will guide students to tackle scholarship styled questions based on the resource material.