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Thursday, June 6 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants FULL
Limited Capacity full

A workshop for teachers and schools to develop a methodology for using both famous and contemporary scientists in their science curriculum. We will share research-informed and trialled strategies of how to use scientists to model how to work scientifically. Delegates will take away resources which will provide a structure for an overall whole-school approach to teaching about scientists which demonstrates how scientific ideas have developed through time. In addition to this a number of practical activities will be provided which mimic how specific famous scientists worked. Activities are taken from the new PSTT resource, “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants”.

Speakers
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Alison Trew

Area Mentor (SW) & Website Resources Developer, PSTT
I was a science researcher for 9 years before training to teach and I taught in primary schools in Devon for 9 years. I am a Fellow of the Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) and Area Mentor for South West England. In the last couple of years I have supported primary teachers and... Read More →
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Alex Sinclair

Senior Lecturer & Primary Science Lead, ASE Futures Committee, PSQM Hub Leader, St Mary's University


Thursday June 6, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Tinto Edinburgh International Conference Centre, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE, UK
  • Target age range 4-11