Science With A Smartphone OFFSITE - Telus World of Science
Alien observers would be forgiven for thinking that students (and maybe also teachers) are surgically attached to their smartphones, tablets, fitness trackers etc. These gadgets can certainly be a problematic distraction in the classroom. But are there ways to use gadget-obsession for good, besides Google research and fancy apps? Come and try a cellphone microscope, amplify your favourite tunes with a sticky-note speaker, and project in 3-D with Pepper’s Ghost as we explore these and other surprising uses for handheld technology.
Target Audience Secondary (e.g. 8-12)
Language of Instruction English
Sponsoring PSA BC Science Teachers' Association (BCScTA)
Sandy Eix is the Director of STEM Learning at Science World BC.
John Eix is a retired teacher who now runs Eix Consulting Services.