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Engaging science in KS1

This course will enable you to plan and embed a progressive and engaging curriculum to meet the needs of the children. You will reinforce your own subject knowledge and learn how to tackle children’s common misconceptions.

These module will help you to:

  • Identify practical approaches to teaching subject specific content in Key Stage 1 science
  • Describe how Key Stage 1 science fits within the primary curriculum

An introduction to working scientifically

Understanding ‘working scientifically’ is vital for children to develop ideas, skills, knowledge and understanding in science. You will be able to confidently implement strategies for planning, resourcing and organising enquiry that challenges scientific thinking.

These module will help you to:

  • Appreciate and demonstrate an increased knowledge of progression in working scientifically
  • Understand how to effectively question to elicit different types of enquiry
  • Implement a wide range of strategies for planning resourcing and organising enquiry to support working scientifically and ‘big ideas’ in science.

Developing working scientifically outside the classroom

Effective strategies which embrace working scientifically outside the classroom enhance enquiry skills. You will be able to build on, and extend, children’s abilities by applying different approaches to plan and resource rich learning opportunities.

These module will help you to:

  • Understand how to develop the science curriculum beyond the classroom
  • Implement a wide range of strategies to develop the teaching and learning of biology, chemistry and physics beyond the classroom
  • Demonstrate an increased confidence in planning, resourcing rich experiences to develop working scientifically in different environments

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