KS3 science for non-scientists NY319 / A20

Start date
26 Apr 21
Duration
3 Days
Location
National STEM Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us

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Summary

Are you teaching KS3 science for the first time? Would you like to understand the misconceptions students have, and how best to address them?

This course has been designed to focus on the key principles needed to teach science effectively through the use of stimulating practical activities and demonstrations. We will explore and refine the understanding of key topics like energy, cells and chemical reactions. We will look at cutting edge research that will link the learning to students' everyday lives and look at scaffolding the learning to show rapid and sustained progression.

Fee includes accommodation and refreshments for the duration of the course

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • teach Key Stage 3 science confidently by effectively using a range of teaching strategies to assess students’ prior understanding, counter misconceptions and move learning forward
  • describe developments in science and how it relates to the topics that are being taught making the science more relevant to learners
  • evaluate the impact of a change within your teaching

Sessions

DateTime
KS3 science for non-scientists - day 126 April 202111:00-19:00
KS3 science for non-scientists - day 227 April 202109:00-19:00
KS3 science for non-scientists - day 328 April 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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