Science Centre ‘New Constructions’ Presentation

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Science Centre ‘New Constructions’ Presentation

  1. 1. Science and Language Centres for 21st Century  Secondary Schools (SLC) Science Centres – Science Centres – New Constructions Information for Schools
  2. 2. What ’s in the new Science Centre? • Redesigned learning spaces • Type 1 – with a back‐to back fume cupboard in the learning space Type 1  with a back to back fume cupboard in the learning space • Spacious main preparation room Spacious main preparation room • All new inclusions in the learning spaces and main preparation  room
  3. 3. Science Centre Design Development • Meets current Secondary Schools Facilities Standards • Undertaken in consultation with Curriculum Support, current Science Head  pp , Teachers, Principals, and architects • Trialling of aspects of the learning space models since 1985 Trialling of aspects of the learning space models since 1985 • Current and future integration of ICTs into teaching/learning • Promote student‐centred learning and flexibility of enquiry • A more versatile range of teaching/learning spaces supported by  integrated wireless technology
  4. 4. Science Centre – Type 1
  5. 5. Science Centre – Type 1
  6. 6. Science Centre – Type 1
  7. 7. Science Centre – Type 1
  8. 8. Science Centre – Type 1
  9. 9. Safety Considerations
  10. 10. Safety Considerations
  11. 11. Inclusions  • Capacity for wireless technology • Projector screens & whiteboards • Infrastructure for data projectors and  p j • Ceiling fans and energy efficient Ceiling fans and energy efficient  interactive whiteboards h b d lighting • One data projector and one SMART‐ board in one learning space board in one learning space • Pin boards Pin boards • Fume cupboard for every pair of Type  • Eye wash 1 learning spaces g p • Blinds • Science workbench for students with  disabilities • A Acoustic ceilings i ili • Emergency dump shower
  12. 12. Main Science Prep Room
  13. 13. Main Science Prep Room
  14. 14. Main Science Prep Room
  15. 15. Inclusions for main preparation room • Back to back fume  • Energy efficient lighting &  cupboard with  Type 1  ceiling fans learning space • Blinds • Multi‐tiered trolleys • Emergency dump shower • New cupboards, shelves &  island workbench • Tables and chairs
  16. 16. Support for schools • Curriculum Support website • Laptops for learning resources • Workshops • Project Officers 
  17. 17. Prior and during construction consider: • Storage requirements • Access to equipment • Alternative delivery of practical activities • Flexible use of the remaining science laboratories • A spring clean
  18. 18. Benefits of the program: • New, modern facilities • Flexibility of the teaching and learning space to improve student Flexibility of the teaching and learning space to improve student  outcomes • Integration of ICTs into the learning process Integration of ICTs into the learning process  • Improved community perception  • Maximise other programs – Laptop roll out; Connected Classroom • Curriculum Support team and a Project Officer will help you take full  advantage of these modern learning spaces
  19. 19. Contact Geoff Dodds SLC Principal Liaison Officer Building the Educational Revolution (BER) 02 9561 1645  0429 043 168 geoffrey.dodds@det.nsw.edu.au
  20. 20. Questions

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