Practical Biology for Technicians - Northern Ireland Teachers ONLY NN607

Practical Biology for Technicians


Biology can often be the hardest subject to prepare practicals for, and often requires a bit more thought and creativity in getting things working in the way that teachers and students require. This 3 part course will explore a range of common and innovative biology practicals with lots of hints and tips on how to get them to work. The course will cover a full range of post primary activities including GCSE and A Level. Day 1 plant practicals, plant resources. Day 2 Physiology and dissections (with some data logging), microbiology (overview). Day 3 Microscopy, enzymes, molecular biology (overview) 

Who is it for?

technicians from Northern Ireland ONLY

What topics are covered?

plant practicals, plant resources, physiology, microbiology, enzymes, microscopy, molecular biology

How will you learn?

remote learning

How long is this course?

3 days


Participants will:

  • experience a range of live biology practical demonstrations
  • gain knowledge on equipment set up, how the practical is used and where to source the equipment
  • share good practice in getting biology to work. 


Please note - if you work at a state funded school or college in Northern Ireland you will be eligible for the ENTHUSE subsidy upon full attendance on this course

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