Science – Mastering Misconceptions: Making Sure they Know it
A One Day Course for science teachers, TAs and leaders
Children have many misconceptions in their scientific understanding. These misconceptions can prevent them from moving their learning forward and create barriers to grasping new concepts and building up their knowledge.
This full day course identifies the most common misconceptions children have linked to the primary science curriculum.
During the day we will cover, background knowledge, ideas, activities and approached to help ensure the children stand the best possible chance of replacing their misconceptions in science with current scientific thinking and lay firm foundations for increased scientific understanding.
Delegates will leave with all the resources in electronic format so that they can easily adapted to suit their school.
Course Tutor: Debbie Eccles, Primarily Science
Know which the common misconceptions are held by children in all topics in the current national curriculum for primary science.
Understand the background scientific knowledge for these common misconceptions.
Leave with a range of ideas, activities, and teaching approaches to help children let go of misconceptions and form new ideas.