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

Sponsoring PSA
BC Science Teachers' Association (BCScTA)



Sandy Eix

Sandy Eix is the Director of STEM Learning at Science World BC.

John Eix

John Eix is a retired teacher who now runs Eix Consulting Services.

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