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#SPW13 - Space Awareness Space Careers workshop


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The 13th Science Projects Workshop in the Future Classroom Lab, organised by Scientix, in collaboration with the STEM Alliance and OPENSKIMR took place in Brussels in October 2016, from Friday 14 (starting time: 19:30) to Sunday 16 (end ~14h).

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#SPW13 - Space Awareness Space Careers workshop

  1. 1. Workshop: SPACE CAREERS Dr Anastasiya Boiko European Schoolnet
  2. 2. Mission: Observation
  3. 3. Mission: Observation
  4. 4. Mission: Analysis
  5. 5. Choosing (potential) role models • Instead of being perfect people, they should be ‘real people’, such as: - People with families, outside interests - People who faced struggles along the way (e.g. found maths challenging) - NOT ‘super-geniuses’, not ‘perfect’ (may be especially important for girls) • Pathways to their jobs - What attracted them to space science? - How did they actually get there? (What choices did they make?) • Acknowledging the reality of the field (lack of diversity but hope for the future)
  6. 6. Project gives access to high-quality resources with a focus on current missions and global concerns: The resources are created using inquiry based methods and hands on approaches for primary and secondary schools, and science museums Ready to use quality material selected through peer-review Easy integration in European curricula, easy to use in non-science disciplines High attention to diversity Material translated into 8 European languages Space Awareness educational resources
  7. 7. Mission: Exploration
  8. 8. Mission: Launch
  9. 9. This material was developed under the Space Awareness project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme under the grant agreement no. 638653 Follow us on social media @space_awe T h e m a t e r i a l p r e s e n t e d i n t h e w o r k s h o p i s b a s e d o n S p a c e A w a r e n e s s M O O C “ T e a c h i n g w i t h S p a c e a n d A s t r o n o m y i n y o u r C l a s s r o o m ” h t t p : / / w w w . s p a c e - a w a r e n e s s . o r g / e n / s k i l l s / P i c t u r e c r e d i t s : w i k i p e d i a . o r g