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Girls and Science – Learn how to be a girl scientist in this game-focused virtual incursion (Stage 4, Stage 5)

By Request

Join PhD student An Urooj to learn about automatic biases through a Psychology game!


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

Some biases aren’t a big deal. But sometimes, those biases can become a problem. For example, a lot of people think that girls are better at writing and reading, and boys are better at maths – even though this isn’t true at all! And this could lead boys and girls towards doing specific courses in school and even getting very different careers. For example, not studying science and choosing to stay at home rather than work in science.

In this lesson, we’ll be exploring the ideas of these internal biases a little more to get a better idea of our understanding of them. This will help us create a better world that exists without biases. We will do that through playing the game Psych Tests and then you will have the opportunity to answer some questions. Your data will anonymously be compared to other students to interpret the results and apply the learning of biases to wider contexts.


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? No


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Arludo


Event Details

Event Type

Live Event - By Request

Delivery Platform

Zoom

Duration

50 Minutes

Price

Please email us for pricing details

Payment Instructions

Booked groups will be invoiced after the date of their virtual incursion

Curriculum

Secondary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Science and Tech » Information Processes and Technology

Other KLAs

PDHPE » Physical Activity and Sports Studies

English

Cancellation Policy

Full Terms and Conditions here: https://arludo.com/virtual-incursions-tcs/

Terms and Conditions

Full Terms and Conditions here: https://arludo.com/virtual-incursions-tcs/

Presenter Bio

An is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in the field of Psychology at the Australian Catholic University, with a focus on promoting physical activity among school-aged children to improve their overall health. An’s background in Psychology has equipped her with the ability to understand and empathize with others, which is crucial in her research endeavors.
In An’s free time she enjoys watching Netflix, cooking, and spending time outdoors in nature.

Will This Event Be Recorded?

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Technology and Materials Requirements

Either a smartphone, tablet, or computer for students to play Psych Tests on, either individually or as a group. Psych Tests can be downloaded for free from App Store or Google Play.

This virtual incursion will run via Zoom. A device with internet connectivity with the capability of streaming video is required.

Attendees can choose to have their cameras enabled or disabled, but all microphones will be muted.

The incursion will include a live presentation and time for a Q&A. Questions can either be submitted as part of your DART booking form or in the Zoom chat.

All student participants must be supervised by a teacher or parent/guardian for this virtual incursion.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Arludo

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Email: [email protected]

Website: https://arludo.com/

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