Using SCINEMA in your classroom

 

SCINEMA is the largest science film festival in the Southern Hemisphere and the largest single event of National Science Week.

Use the resources below to bring SCINEMA into your classroom.

Professional Development

In this virtual PD session, discover how to better engage your students in STEM through the power of film. This session will equip you with the skills and confidence to deliver engaging SCINEMA activities suitable for both classroom and remote learning.

Professional Development: Using SCINEMA in your classroom – Education – RiAus

Student Workshops

These sessions are designed for educators to complete with their classes. Videos lead students through a range of activities related to a specific SCINEMA film. Each workshop comes with a teacher resource pack.

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things

Earth and Space Sciences –  The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology.

Best for: R-3

Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Forces

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering.

Best for: Yr 4-6

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Living Things

Chemical Sciences –  Particles

Physical Sciences – Forces, Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology.

Best for: Yr 7-9

Topics:

Earth and Environmental –  Big Bang Theory

Physical Sciences – Unit 4: Revolutions in modern physics

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.

Best for: Yr 10-12

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How did you get on?

Please complete the short survey below to tell us your thoughts on these sessions.

This will help us plan future workshops to best suit your needs.

SCINEMA Junior

If your students love science and have an interest in filmmaking, encourage them to create and enter a short video for SCINEMA junior into next year’s festival.

SCINEMA Junior is an award category specifically for junior filmmakers aged 17 years and younger. Submissions for next year’s festival open in September 2020.

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