Professional Learning Workshop - Burnie

You are invited to attend this hands-on workshop for teachers implementing the STELR Renewable Energy program in their schools and those wanting to try out the equipment and activities.

 Date:             Friday 30th January 2015

Time:              9.00am – 3.00pm

Venue:           Parklands High School, Burnie

Cost:               $100 per teacher, however schools wishing to try out the STELR Renewable Energy program and equipment may send one teacher free of charge.

Bookings: Please email before Tuesday 27th January 2015.

Inquiries: Peter Pentland - phone: 03 9864 0906, email:

Program includes the following topics: 

  • Introduction to the STELR program
  • Contents of the STELR equipment pack
  • Implementation of the STELR core program using the teacher and student books 
  • Overview of the STELR project curriculum materials 
  • Teaching energy concepts  
  • Energy transformation activities  
  • The principles of inquiry-based science education
  • Hands-on workshops – solar, wind and hydroelectricity activities – using the STELR equipment
  • Assessment in the STELR project 
  • iSTELR demonstration – web-based delivery of this program and other modules such as Global Warming and Oceans and Sustainable Housing