Nuffield Chemistry: Sample Scheme Stages I and II
The Nuffield Science Teaching Project produced a Sample Scheme in the 1960s to 1970s to illustrate a new approach to lesson sequences. The scheme included details of suggested experiments and advice to teachers regarding handling class discussions and setting homework.
The scheme acted as a stimulus to further development of teaching methods and encouraged a lively and critical attude amongst students.
The Nuffield Chemistry team produced guidance for teachers in a Sample Scheme covering ages 11-16 in three stages.
The developers were keen to emphasise that the scheme was only a sample, and that many other items of chemical subject-matter could be taught using the Nuffield approach; an approach which put...