Aspire to STEM Science Mathematical Skills in Science - INVITATION ONLY AB700 / A23

Start date
1 Oct 19
Melior Community Academy, Chandos Road, Scunthorpe DN17 1HA View on Google Map



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. 



Appreciate how weaknesses in understanding mathematics can lead to a 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.


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State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree

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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