Mathematics in science teaching RJ210 / B02

Start date
27 Sep 19
Location
Carmel College, The Headlands, Darlington DL3 8RW View on Google Map
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Summary

There is an increased mathematical demand in science and a greater understanding is necessary to accelerate learning and raise attainment for science GCSE's.

This course explores the typical weaknesses in mathematics that hinder students' ability to understand and solve scientific problems. It will give teachers an increased confidence in teaching the mathematical aspects of secondary science and the skills and strategies to meet these requirements.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • appreciate how weaknesses in understanding mathematics can lead to difficulty in understanding secondary science
  • identify pedagogies to address these weaknesses
  • understand how mathematics is used to make simple descriptions and predictions in science and how this might be supported by software examples
  • access mathematics in science resources for teaching GCSE science

Sessions

Mathematics in the science classroom27 September 2019 09:00-16:00

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Cost

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£225.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£175.00 +VAT

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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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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