Written as part of a book designed to improve and expand teachers’ knowledge of chemistry concepts in primary science, this resource contains background knowledge on food. It provides information about the Sun as the ultimate source of energy, photosynthesis, respiration and digestion, and includes a related challenge.
It is divided into three levels of difficulty A, B and C which correspond to a teachers’ existing knowledge:
Level A- assumes no science knowledge and is concerned with basic principles
Level B- contains more complex ideas and is aimed at those with some background in science
Level C- contains ideas to challenge all teachers
This resource could be used by Initial Teacher Educators and science co-ordinators running training sessions to increase teacher subject knowledge. It is also useful for individual teachers and may even help to answer some of the more difficult questions children may ask on the topic.
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