Specialist Development Academics Courses | Science Schooling

This cost-free system aims to construct instructor being familiar with of the benefits and challenges affiliated with the manufacturing of nuclear medicines. We will also model new means to train Year 9 and 10 learners about isotopes and radioactivity employing ICT, serious details and science inquiry capabilities.

You can opt for to be a part of us online in the course of a few just after-college webinars over three weeks, or a 1-working day in-human being function at ANSTO Lucas Heights.

Section 1: Knowledge nuclear medicines 

Teachers will listen to from gurus and researchers about: 

  • Present nuclear medications: Houses and makes use of
  • Emerging technologies in nuclear drugs
  • Handling nuclear waste properly
  • Strategies for instructing nuclear medicines in the classroom

Part 2: Tour of ANSTO 

Teachers will take part in a tour of ANSTO’s scientific facilities and find out how they are applied to make nuclear medications and regulate squander from this process. 

Aspect 3: Instructing about isotopes and radioactivity 

ANSTO education and learning officers will model teaching routines from the “Investigating Isotopes” knowledge set that assistance students have an understanding of the chemical concepts of isotopes, atomic number, atomic mass, radioactivity and 50 percent-daily life. Participants will collaborate on line to explore and replicate on how they can use or adapt these educating things to do with their students. 


On line in March 2024*
Part 1: Wednesday 6 March, 7:00pm-8.30pm**
Aspect 2: Wednesday 13 March, 7:00pm-9:00pm**
Part 3: Wednesday 20 March, 7:00-8:30pm**

Much more dates will be established for Term 4 2024 at the time our system accreditation is renewed with NESA.

This program is a registered PD with the ACT Teacher High quality Institute (TQI) and signifies 5 hours of PD.

Finishing Teaching nuclear science in Phase 5: Isotopes, radioactivity and nuclear medicines (in individual or live virtual) will contribute 5 hours of NSW Education and learning Benchmarks Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Shipping and Assessment of NSW Curriculum/EYLF addressing typical descriptors 2.1.2 & 2.6.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Instructors toward keeping Proficient Instructor Accreditation in NSW.

Lecturers from other states and territories will get a certification of completion for their personal PD portfolios. This class signifies 5 several hours of PD.

For enquiries, remember to contact the ANSTO Discovery Centre on (02) 9717 3090 or electronic mail [email protected].

* Webinar inbound links will be sent nearer to the day of the function.
**Make sure you observe that the periods mentioned for the periods are Sydney time. You should not fail to remember to be part of the webinar at the right time for your neighborhood zone.