The 2015 Future Science Conference is to be held at Curtin University on Friday 4th December. Future Science provides a content, skills and enquiry rich conference program. Delegates will be challenged by

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Anyone attending STAWA Future Science today.. feel free to drop by and say hi.  We’ll be running the session in the Library Makerspace:

C1: Connecting with the physical world through a library makerspace

A workshop presentation for Future Science 2015 – the annual conference of the Science Teachers Association of Western Australia (STAWA). 

The workshop considers the role of a library makerspace in developing science engagement through cross-disciplinary, formal and informal learning opportunities using STEM approaches to coding, micro-processors, sensing technologies and the internet of things. 

Beginning as a simple hands-on introduction to microprocessors and coding, this session will also look at how a library makerspace can support engagement with the Internet of Things via simple sensor systems and computational thinking. 

Participants will require a laptop to engage with some simple coding exercises to control Arduino-class developer boards.

The slideset is available here:http://www.slideshare.net/kimbowa/connecting-with-the-physical-world-through-a-library-makerspace


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