Teaching primary science: exploring space NE003
Discover how space exploration can inspire your primary science students and engage them in working scientifically.
Who is it for?
What topics are covered?
- engaging children with working scientifically
- current and future space missions and how they can be linked to the curriculum
- practical activities based upon the search for exoplanets
- careers in space research and industry
- exploring space using telescopes
How will you learn?
How long is this course?
- investigate opportunities to link space exploration and space missions in your lessons to excite and inspire your pupils.
- develop lesson plans that involve working scientifically, using space as a context.
- explain using models, some of the scientific concepts and ideas involved in space exploration.
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