Teaching primary science: chemistry NE005
Develop your knowledge and discover how to address pupil misconceptions when teaching chemistry in primary science.
Who is it for?
What topics are covered?
⚪ Why good subject knowledge is essential when teaching primary science.
⚪ Developing subject knowledge for the chemistry in the primary science.
⚪ Understanding children’s misconceptions and identifying teaching strategies to identify and overcome them.
⚪ Topics: understanding materials and their properties; states of matter; changes of materials.
Who are the course leaders?
✔️ Identify the importance of good subject knowledge when teaching primary science.
✔️ Develop personal subject knowledge of chemistry.
✔️ Apply subject knowledge to class teaching of students aged 5-11 years old.
✔️ Explore practical activities to teach scientific concepts in the primary curriculum.
✔️ Identify common misconceptions children may have in primary science concepts.
✔️ Develop teaching strategies to identify and overcome children’s misconceptions.