Michael Fitzgerald

Opening Real Science Videos

Opening Real Science is a multi-institution project /focussing on the improvement of pre-service teachers mathematics and science learning and training. As part of this project, Our Solar Siblings has created two condensed modules based around our projects that can be used by secondary teacher education students. The first module is “Telescopes, Colour Imaging […]

Version 1 Appears?

There have never been any ‘true’ version numbers for the Our Solar Siblings materials. Changes, updates, deletions and additions are so frequent that, depending on your definition, there could have been 10 versions or 10 hundred versions over the past six years. Having said that, we could never have called […]

Teacher Introductory Video Up on Vimeo.

We have just uploaded 7 and a bit minute long video aimed at introducing the Our Solar Siblings project to new teachers! Hopefully it provides a useful overview to (the quite large!) initial distribution of materials, the general project layout and goals and what teachers, and students, can experience in Our […]

First Images from First Teachers!

As of October 27th 2014, the capacity to officially undertake education research with the teachers and students involved with the Our Solar Siblings project was approved by the Charles Sturt University Human Research Ethics Committee. This approval allows the research undertaken with the teachers and students involved with the project […]