Teacher training:
ESERO Rocket Physics

Nordic ESERO’s teacher training 14th February 2019

Introduction:
In this course, you will learn how you can use rockets as a tool to achieve learning objectives within science, physics and technology. The focus is on practical activities and the teachers will build rockets, launch them and do rocket calculations. All the tasks are ready to implement in school.

Level:
Teachers – secondary school

Learning outcomes:
• A better understanding of rockets and how to use it in your teaching
• Learn and gain practice in how to design, build and launch paper rockets and model rockets

Academic content:
• Lecture about rocket physics
• Workshop: Building paper rockets and model rockets
• Launching rockets
• Mathematical rocket calculations

Time and place:
Thursday 14th February 2019 – Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre

Contact:
Jutta Kujasalo – Head of Learning and Events – jutta.kujasalo@heureka.fi

Program:
8.30 Registration and coffee/tea
9.00 – 9.45 Lecture: Introduction
9.45 – 10.30 Lecture: Rockets
10.30 – 11.30 Workshop: Design and build rockets
11.30 – 12.30 Lunch break
12.30 – 14.30 Workshop: Finish rocket building. Mathematical calculations.
14.30 – 15.30 How to implement the tasks in school
15.30 – 16.30 Launch rockets and summary

Changes to program are possible.

Additional information:
The training is free of charge for teachers registered in advance. Language of the training is English. Registration is open until 10th February. There’s space for 20 teachers, so sign up now!

Ilmoittautuminen koulutukseen 14.2.2019