Hutt Science is excited to again be able to offer the following series of Science Scholarship Workshops free to students at Hutt Valley Schools in Term 3. Teachers are also warmly invited to participate.

Physics – Wednesday July 31st 4 - 5:30pm at St Bernard’s College (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.

Chemistry – Wednesday August 21st  4 - 5:30pm at St Bernard’s College (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 12 years, and has been involved in writing Year 12 and 13 Chemistry Study Guides and Workbooks.

Biology – Wednesday September 4th  4 - 5:30pm at St Bernard’s College – (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.

 

Any queries please contact Anne Ryan – anne.ryan@huttcity.govt.nz or phone 0277021536

 

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