Practical ideas for teaching chemistry: year 1 to year 6 NY065 / A20

Start date
24 Mar 21
Duration
2 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, Heslington, 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 DagnellPrimary Specialist and CPD Leader, based at the National STEM Learning Centre in York

  • Karen BrunyeePrimary 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

DateTime
Practical ideas for teaching chemistry: year 1 to year 6 - day 124 March 202111:00-19:00
Practical ideas for teaching chemistry: year 1 to year 6 - day 225 March 202109:00-16:00

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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