Science on Stage goes Britannia: The Science on Stage Festival 2015 took place in London under the motto ‘Illuminating Science Education’. Europe’s largest festival for primary school and STEM teachers brings the best teaching concepts from 25 countries to one place.
Science on Stage UK was the host of the festival at the People’s Palace at Queen Mary, University of London right in the heart of London’s vibrant East End
The German delegation for the festival in London was selected during the National Science on Stage festival 2014. To take part in the national festival teachers could send in their written application.
Around 350 primary and STEM teachers from all across Europe presented their innovative teaching ideas at stands, in workshops, seminars and during on-stage performances in London.
A few examples from the twelve German delegates:
The participating primary and STEM teachers were selected in 2014 through competitive national events in 24 European countries and Canada. Responsible for the calls for proposals were the National Steering Committees (NSCs) of each country. The best projects from each country gained a place in their national delegation for the festival 2015German winners of the European Science Teacher Award 2015
Bodyheater, Heater Meals and Active O2
Gregor von Borstel (Alexander-von-Humboldt Gymnasium Bornheim), Andreas Böhm (Peter-Joerres-Gymnasium Bad Neuenahr), Manfred Eusterholz (Städtisches Gymnasium Hennef), Andy Bindl (Sankt-Adelheid-Gymnasium Bonn)
Worldwide Mountains – We move the Mountain to Europe
To see all the award winners and get more details about the festival 2015 visit the Science on Stage Europe website.
Queen Mary University
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS
All projects of the Science on Stage festival 2015 represent inquiry-based learning approaches.
The projects will be structured in the following guiding themes:
Categories of the festival 2015
The participants will present their projects in the following categories:
All participants present their projects and experiments at stands in an exhibition. The fair is the main element of the festival.
Interactive hands-on sessions from teachers for teachers to work together to learn and practice new skills, develop activities or create resources.
Participants share teaching approaches and concepts through an introductory talk followed by a discussion.
Participants hold plenary presentations, performances or experimental lectures on a big stage.
Further categories are:
Pictures of venue
Main building of Queen Mary University
Stage of the People's Palace of the Queen Mary University
on Campus: breakfast building (left) and accommodation (back/green)
Campus: Canal and houseboats