Fun and engaging hands-on Science
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Dr. Jo Montgomery
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About the talk

Not everyone has access to a super well-resourced Science laboratory, but that shouldn’t stop children from being brilliant scientists!

In this talk with educator Dr. Jo Montgomery, uncover a treasure chest of Science investigations for 9-13 year old children and make learning fun, meaningful, and relevant. Be it in person or remote, these experiments are sure to leave your students with infinite curiosity about the world around them.

To actively engage with this session, make sure to keep the following handy – 

  1. 4 or 5 glasses, jars or glass bottles (preferably the same/similar sizes)
  2. Water
  3. Metal spoon
  4. A bowl
  5. Paper
  6. Scissors
  7. A few raisins, dried cranberries or grains of rice
  8. Carbonated drink (eg club soda, Sprite/7Up/fizzy lemonade/carbonated water) or vinegar and sodium bicarbonate

Key objectives

  • Uncover a variety of easy to set up, hands-on Science investigations using minimal resources
  • Create learning experiences that provoke inquiry and develop scientific thought in lower and upper primary students
Talk host
Dr. Jo Montgomery
STEM Learning Associate Facilitator, PSQM hub leader and independent consultant.

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Dr. Jo Montgomery
With both a teaching and science background, Dr. Jo Montgomery has more than 20 years’ experience working with children and schools to support science education from Early Years to university. Passionate about encouraging curiosity and investigation, Jo is a primary science specialist, delivering fun and engaging curriculum, hands-on science workshops in schools and for community groups. She also works closely with educators, supporting teacher professional development as a STEM Learning Associate Facilitator, PSQM hub leader and independent consultant.
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Fun and engaging hands-on Science
Not everyone has access to a super well-resourced science laboratory, but that shouldn’t stop children from being brilliant scientists! In this talk with educator Dr. Jo Montgomery, uncover a treasure chest of easy-to-resource science investigations for 9-13 year old children and make learning fun, meaningful, and relevant. Be it in person or remote, we’re sure these experiments are going to leave you with much you can transfer directly to your classroom.