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CLEAPSS Gene technology in schoolsRP628

This course aims to introduce teachers and technicians to a wide range of current techniques used for investigative practical gene technology in schools. The workshops include opportunities to carry out extraction, purification and manipulation of DNA as well as opportunities for discussion of current legislation as...

CLEAPSS Microscope maintenanceRP627

This course is designed for the school technician with little knowledge or experience of servicing school microscopes. The purpose of the course is to provide the confidence to tackle simple maintenance tasks and to enable faults in school microscopes to be identified so that standard repairs can be done. Certain jobs...

CLEAPSS Reduced and micro-scale chemistryRP626

A One-day course for teachers and technicians. Practical procedures for pupils using conventional equipment are often time-consuming and left out of teaching, consequently lowering pupil expectations of secondary school science. Small-scale chemistry is quick, saves on chemicals and offers variety in presentation. The...

CLEAPSS Supporting safe practical microbiology (1)RP624

This “hands on” course provides you with all the information necessary to safely and confidently deliver microbiology practical work at KS3, GCSE and post-16.

Radiation protection supervisor trainingRP621

 This  hands on one-day course is for the school Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS), i.e. the person responsible for managing the safe storage, use and monitoring of radioactive sources in the science department. The RPS will normally be a member of the teaching staff, often the Head of Physics. ...

Chemical handlingRP610

Workshop outline preparing and checking solutions (and titration calculations!)  safe heating techniques and personal protective equipment  handling hazardous chemicals - alkali metals and halogens - gases and explosions -   limiting and dealing with hazardous waste including transport and...

Science teach meetRP231

Teach Meet is an opportunity to meet with other teachers and share good and innovative practice to improve teaching and learning.   As a member of a supportive network, you will have the chance to both contribute and receive ideas from those who best understand the demands of the classroom and curriculum.

Meeting the demands of chemistry in the new A level specificationsRP514

This one day course will show how specific activities can be used to get across key concepts; use maths skills and develop practical skills in chemistry.It will focus on independent guidance covering the requirements of all the major exam board specifications.

IoP physics workshopRP801

These workshops are particularly useful for non-physicists and/or new teachers delivering Physics across all year groups, or technicians who support this practical work. Each workshop will cover a specific subject area of physics and will look at a range of practical and other activities that can be incorporated into...

Inspiring new science teachers RC236

A day of exploring best practice in the science subjects ideal for those in their first 3 years of teaching. The day will include a keynote speaker and a range of workshops and seminars. Some key themes will include: Assessing without levels; developing practical skills in Biology, Chemistry and Physics; Maths in the...

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