Chemistry for non-specialists

Brief Overview:
  • The course covers a wide range of topics in theoretical and practical chemistry, as well as supporting teachers in challenging both students, and their own, misconceptions in chemistry.
  • Lab sessions provide hands-on opportunities to explore and refine experiments and demonstrations.
  • Support is provided both during and after the course to help participants embed their learning and understanding
Facilitators:
  • Deepika Soni: Advanced Teaching and Learning Consultant and SLE for Science
  • Lead Practitioners and Science Specialists
Who is it suitable for: This course is designed to provide teachers with the confidence, flair and enthusiasm to teach chemistry at Key Stages 3 and 4. It is specifically aimed at those who are not chemistry specialists.
What will you take away with you? e.g. resources, learning points etc. Lab sessions provide hands-on opportunities to explore and refine experiments and demonstrations. A large bank of resources will be supplied to enable participants to increase their chemistry repertoire back in their school
What is the intended impact for you?
  • An increased your understanding of chemistry topics at Key Stage 3 and 4
  • To become more confident and competent in the teaching of chemistry
  • Rehearsed relevant and interesting practical experiments and demonstrations to help inspire and engage your students.
  • Developed and understanding of common student misconceptions and how these can be addressed.
  • Developed the effective use of scientific models relevant to the teaching of chemistry
What is the intended impact for your school? See above
Costs: £150

 

Session Date Time Venue Brief Outline
Session TBC 9am-3:30pm SSA As above
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