Introductory Workshop

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Senior Biology Seminar Series – Series Launch for teachers and students

Thursday 18th March 3:45pm – 4:45pm
This event is new this year, designed to help teachers and students understand how to make the most of the programme and feel connected.

 - What is the LENScience Seminar Series?

 - How do I get the most out of it? Tips from 2009 students.

 - What is live-chat – have a computer to hand to join your students into the on-line chat.

 - How do I log on and write to the wiki?

 - Announcement of student incentive prizes and school awards.

 - Meet our student ambassador team – current 1st year university students who participated in 2009


Jacquie Bay and Michal Denny with 2009’s Top Biology Scholar, Campbell Heron of Horowhenua College.

No preparation required.

How to use the wiki and seminar chat

Instructions on How To...

(click on a link below to download instructions)

Post a question for the workshop

  • If you have any questions about the seminar series or the wiki, you can post them here. Questions will be answered during the seminar. We will also check this page after the seminar has finished.

Seminar Chat

  • To enter the online live chat please click here. These questions will be answered during the seminar, either during the chat, or the broadcast.
  • Please use your name or school logon to enter the chat.  You don't need a password.

Watch the Introductory Workshop later

Click here to download a copy of this seminar, or click on the player below to watch the streaming version

Preparing for the First Seminar

Things you need to do to get ready for the first seminar next week:

  1. Students: you need to register in order to receive email updates. Click here.  Teachers you can also register if you weren't registrated with when your school was registered.  If you are getting emails from us then you've been registered.
  2. Download the seminar paper and question paper from here
  3. Take part in the pre-seminar workshop.
  4. Post any questions you have about the seminar onto the seminar question page.