Practical ideas for teaching chemistry: year 1 to year 6 NY065 / A19

Start date
12 Feb 20
Duration
2 Days
Location
National STEM Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us
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Summary

Develop your subject knowledge of chemistry within the primary curriculum from year 1 to year 6. Discover why chemistry is essential for gaining an understanding of the world and how we can set strong foundations for this in primary schools.
 
Through this course you will explore a range of engaging, practical strategies to deliver chemistry and discover how to tackle children's misconceptions. You will also learn how to develop and embed a progressive curriculum for chemistry in your school.

 


Who is it for?

Primary science leaders and teachers.

What topics are covered?

This two day course covers:
 
  • ⚪   the primary chemistry national curriculum - we will explore the themes which run within the curriculum and the progression between year groups

    ⚪   subject knowledge and practical ideas to teach: materials and their properties

    ⚪   subject knowledge and practical ideas to teach: rocks and fossils

    ⚪   subject knowledge and practical ideas to teach: states of matter

    ⚪   subject knowledge and practical ideas to teach: changes of materials

    ⚪   children's misconceptions and how to tackle them


How long is the course?

This is a two day intensive residential course.
 

Who are the course leaders?

  • Sarah Dagnell

    Primary Specialist and CPD Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York

  • Karen Brunyee

    Primary Specialist and CPD Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York

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Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
 
  • ✔️   use engaging practical activities to teach chemistry

    ✔️   ensure progression of learning across the curriculum

    ✔️   develop your understanding of the chemistry within the primary science curriculum

    ✔️   enhance your subject knowledge of the big ideas in chemistry

Sessions

Practical ideas for teaching chemistry: year 1 to year 6 - day 112 February 2020 11:00-19:00
Practical ideas for teaching chemistry: year 1 to year 6 - day 213 February 2020 09:00-16:00

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Fees & Bursaries

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

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