Are you looking for ideas to make your science teaching come alive?
Full of suggestions for exciting and practical activities to engage children, Practical Science 11-16 explains the science behind the experiments and shows you where it links to the national curricula in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The book covers the three sciences: chemistry, biology and physics. It contains detailed subject knowledge to ensure you grasp key concepts, and there are lots of useful diagrams to help illustrate key points.
- extracting DNA from a kiwi fruit
- capturing rainbows
- the chromatography of sweets
- removing iron from cornflakes
- a plate tectonic jigsaw
These activities will help you develop thorough subject knowledge and ensure you meet your Qualified Teacher Status standards, as well as show you ways to get your students enthusiastic about science. Perfect reading for Secondary PGCE students as well as those on GTP programs, this book is also useful for non-specialists who are trying to get to grips with the sciences.