Practical ideas for teaching biology: year 1 to year 6 NY067 / A20

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

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Summary

Classifying, exploring habitats, understanding human biology, all apsects of plants and much more are explored in this practical subject knowledge based course.  We have partnered with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to develop the plants aspects of this course and this will be delivered by Rachel Godfrey, who works on their Campaign for School Gardening project.


Who is it for?

Class teachers and subject leaders.


What topics are covered?

This course covers:  

  • ⚪   the big ideas within the biology curriculum

    ⚪   animals, life cycles, habitats, classification and ecosystems

    ⚪   plans - including using the outdoor classroom

    ⚪   humans; the circulatory system, skeletons, muscles, digestion and teeth

    ⚪   classification

    ⚪   evolution and inheritance


How long is the course?

2 days face-to-face teaching and 5 hours of remote CPD delivered over 2 remotely delivered twilight sessions.  


Who is the course leader?

  • 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 practical activities to teach the biology aspects of the National Curriculum and ensure progression of learning

    ✔️   develop an firm understanding of the biology within the primary science curriculum

    ✔️   enhance your subject knowledge of the big ideas in biology

Sessions

DateTime
Practical ideas for teaching biology: year 1 to year 6 - day 127 April 202111:00-19:00
Practical ideas for teaching biology: year 1 to year 6 - day 228 April 202109:00-16:00
Practical ideas for teaching biology: year 1 to year 6 - day 318 May 202116:00-18:00
Practical ideas for teaching biology: year 1 to year 6 - day 401 June 202116:00-18:00

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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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