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Lab Techs Workshop for Years 7 - 10 Physics

9:30am - 3:30pm, Tuesday, 19th September

Camberwell Grammar School

Purpose: To enhance the skills and confidence of laboratory technicians in supporting the physics aspects of the Years 7 - 10 Science Curriculum. The focus is on the resources commonly found in schools.

The program includes sessions on:

  • Learning new skills, e.g. using a CRO, maintaining a Van de Graff, etc
  • Setting up Physics Demonstrations for Years 7 - 10
  • Techniques for checking/testing and repairing equipment with Harvey Edwards
  • Laboratory management hints
  • Safe handling of ionising radiation and storage of radioactive sources
  • Setting up data logging equipment with Doug Bail from Ciderhouse
  • What is that old equipment in the back cupboard and is it of any use?

Cost: $60. Lunch is provided. A copy of the LTAV's Physics Reference Manual is available at a discounted price of $20.

To book: Go to Trybooking.

The sessions will be conducted by Dan O'Keeffe, Gary Cohen from the Vicphysics Teachers' Network, Svetlana Marchouba from Camberwell Grammar School, Doug Bail from Ciderhouse and Harvey Edwards from Principles and Practice

Information for Participants

This event is organised by Camberwell Grammar School and the Vicphysics Teachers' Network

For more details email Vicphysics