STELR Professional Learning Workshops - Mt Isa, Cloncurry and Normanton

STELR Mentor,  John Christensen, will be travelling to outback, northern Queensland to run STELR Professional Learning workshops for schools in the area.

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.

Tuesday 23 Feb 2016 - Mt Isa
Wednesday 24 Feb 2016 - Cloncurry
Thursday 25 Feb 2016 - Normanton

Bookings: Please email before 19 February 2016.

Inquiries: Pennie Stoyles - 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 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