Professional Learning Workshop - Lismore

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: Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Time: 8.30am – 2.30pm

Venue: Southern Cross University, Lismore campus, Military Road, East Lismore, 2480   MAP

Cost: $100 per teacher

Bookings: Please email before 27 February 2015.

Inquiries: Peter Pentland - phone: 03 9864 0905, 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