"The new 'bio' II" course
"The new ‘BIO’ II, from the lab to the classroom”: Refresher and training course for teachers
Course aimed at teachers of the course “Science for the modern world” as well as biology teachers at 4th of secondary, 1st and 2nd of Baccalaureate levels.
This is a new edition of the previous course "The new 'bio'", with new contents and new activities for the classroom.
The objectives of the course are the following:
- To provide the teachers with an overview of current biomedical science as well as resources and skills to use in the classroom.
- To encourage the curiosity and critical thinking of the participants towards scientific advances, the potential of biomedical research and its social impact.
- To design and undertake research applying scientific methods to resolve biological problems and increase the knowledge of genetic and molecular biology concepts.
- To build bridges and discuss the real needs of society in relation to scientific knowledge, through exchange and dialogue between participants and course leaders.
"Science in the modern world" (Ciències per al món contemporani - MonC) and biology (Bio) teachers of 4th of ESO, 1st and 2nd of Batxillerat (BXT), i.e. with students aged 15-17.
Duration: 16 hours
The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), PRBB building, Carrer Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003, Barcelona.
This is a free course. The participants should apply using the form available here, which must be returned via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Places will be allocated according to the order in which the applications are received.
“The course has far exceeded my expectations. This type of training is the best way of getting science into the classrooms”, commented one of the participants from the first edition of the course.
Information and registration: www.crg.eu/en/event/new-“bio”-lab-school
Supported by: Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT), Red de Unidades de Cultura Científica, Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, the Barcelona Cultural Institute (ICUB for its initials in catalan), Severo Ochoa Excellence programme
For more information about the Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera “Teachers and Science” programme, visit: www.professorsiciencia.com