Mathematics for chemistry teachers up to A Level NY297 / A20

Start date
23 Nov 20
Duration
2 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, Heslington, York YO10 5DD How to find us

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Summary

There is an increased mathematical demand in in both the GCSE and A level chemistry specifications. This course is ideal for teachers of chemistry who wish to improve their understanding of the mathematics required to be successful in chemistry at GCSE and A level.

The course explores teaching strategies for a wide range of mathematical topics including:

  • proportional reasoning: dealing with proportionality in a chemistry context
  • graphs: drawing, reading information, finding gradients and equations, interpreting in a chemistry context
  • surface area and volume calculations
  • logarithms and exponential: what are they and how do we teach them?
  • understanding the Arrhenius equation

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

Outcomes

 You will be able to:

  • improve your knowledge of the mathematical topics required for GCSE and A level chemistry
  • have a deeper understanding of the reasons why students have difficulty applying their mathematical skills in a chemistry context
  • identify pedagogies to help address these issues
  • explore mathematics resources suitable for teaching GCSE and A level chemistry

Sessions

DateTime
Mathematics for chemistry teachers up to A Level - day 123 November 202011:00-19:00
Mathematics for chemistry teachers up to A Level - day 224 November 202009:00-16:00

Notes

The National STEM Learning Centre will be following all government guidance and regulations to minimise risk of Covid-19 transmission, including the deep cleaning of our accommodation and teaching rooms and maintaining social distancing during course sessions and meal times.

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Fees & Bursaries

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Additional information

If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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