STELR Professional Learning Session - Ballarat, Victoria

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

Date: Monday, 15th May 2017

Time: 10.00am - 2.30pm

Venue:  Loreto College, 1600 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Vic 3350.  Map

Bookings: Please email before 1 May, 2017

Inquiries: Pennie Stoyles - phone: 03 9864 0905, email:

Program includes the following topics:

  • Introduction to the STELR program
  • Contents of the STELR Renewable Energy and Sustainable Housing equipment packs
  • 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.