Technicians supporting chemistry (11-19) NY605 / B19

Start date
22 Apr 20
Duration
3 Days
Location
National STEM Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us

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Summary

 

“Unsafe and its always the same”, is something often said about chemistry practicals, this course will disprove this though a diverse range of safe, exciting and effective practicals. Through tailored sessions designed for technicians to be able to support teachers and create impactful science lessons, we will explore chemistry practical work with a strong emphasis on health and safety and engagement.

The course has been developed on five main strands to make sure its relevant to technicians, these five strands include, where to source the equipment, how to set it up, how the practical runs in the classroom, scientific background to the practical and health and safety.

The content has been designed to fulfil the chemistry curriculum for 11-19 students and will include topics that will inspire pupils to attain in their chemistry qualifications. We will go out with a bang in inspiring demonstrations, get stuck up with polymers, go to pieces with diffusion and get up close and personal with unusual and dangerous chemicals. For more information on the content and how they will support you and others please download this document.

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • successfully implement new chemistry skills and knowledge acquired on the course
  • identify key issues that are essential for effective performance in your role
  • communicate with others to implement safe and effective chemistry practicals in your school or college
  • prepare chemistry practicals from a range of sources, to engage students and others

Sessions

Technicians supporting chemistry;11-16 - day 122 April 2020 11:00-19:00
Technicians supporting chemistry;11-16 - day 223 April 2020 09:00-19:00
Technicians supporting chemistry;11-16 - day 324 April 2020 09:00-16:00

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Fees & Bursaries

This course still has availability, book now to reserve your place

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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