Increasing Scientific Knowledge: Improving scientific understanding for Children

Cost: Free to members of BEST Trust otherwise £175

Target Group: Subject leaders, classroom practitioners

Course Leader: Debbie Eccles

Course Information:

Science is based on ideas and evidence and where teachers adopt this approach to teaching science children learn well. However there are many commonly held misconceptions that can hamper scientific understanding. In order to address these our subject knowledge need to be strong. This full day course is designed to improve the necessary scientific knowledge and understanding to best support children’s learning in science. Practical ideas and activities to address misconceptions allow children to demonstrate increased understanding will form part of the day
Outcomes
Delegates will:
Increase their scientific subject knowledge.
Have a range of ideas and activities to help address common misconceptions in science.
Understand how to plan opportunities to develop increased understanding apply this new learning in new situations.

Reference SC01AU18
Date Wednesday 7th November 2018
Time 9.30am to 3.30pm
Location GMFRS