Practical Science

Overview of the course
  • Deliver effective practical science at KS1 and KS2

  • How even non-specialists can surpass curriculum demands for:

    • working scientifically

    • different types of enquiry

  • Ideas for rich practical experimentation which:

    • engages

    • challenges

    • progresses

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SKU: PSCI01 Category:

Description

 

Ready for the new curriculum

Scientific enquiry

Pupils questioning their learning

Practical activities and investigations

 

Make ‘working scientifically’ central to your curriculum

Surpass Ofsted’s demands for ‘working scientifically’

Accelerate progress across the key stages

Enhance children’s learning through active enquiry

Build a classroom culture that supports scientific enquiry

 

Practical science ideas for five types of scientific enquiry

Grouping and classifying: sweetie sort, kitchen cupboard classification

Pattern seeking: caterpillar hunt, dandelion survey, body data

Fair testing: long-lasting lipstick, biggest bubbles, strongest tower

Observing over time: ice eggs, bottled burps

Growing: plants, seeds and cuttings

 

Must-have tools and strategies

  • Progression in enquiry skills

  • Planning grids

  • Enquiry examples

  • Subject leader audit tools

  • Resources to support SLs with CPD

  • Classroom management techniques

Additional information

Subject

Science

Course Type

Teaching & Learning

Job Title

Subject Head, Subject Teacher

Key Stage

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

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