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Developing Classroom Practice
Teaching Science for NQTs
The electronic files we've used on this course:
The starter Generator
The Starter Generator is by kind permisson of Mike Gershon and contains over 100 different starter activities in a PowerPoint. Be patient as it takes about 20 seconds to download.
The Plenary Producer is by kind permisson of Mike Gershon and contains over 100 different plenary activities in a PowerPoint. Be patient as it takes about 20 seconds to download.
Teacher: Gary, what are you doing?
Gary: Thinking, sir.
Teacher: Well, stop thinking and listen to me.
We have ways of making you think. Well ten ways to try.
Download ten top tips on helping children think.
A valuable resource for all teachers can be downloaded from http://www.1001inventions.com/education or clicking on the pdf above.
www.googol.com/moon/ Phases of the Moon
www.broadoak.nsomerset.sch.uk Assorts on a school web-site
www.webelements.com Periodic Table and information about elements.
www.field-studies-council.org.uk Environment studies
www.meteo.fr French weather service
www.sat.dundee.ac.uk Weather satellite pictures
http://vector.cshl.org/dnaftb/ Genetics animations
www.homeworkhigh.com Answers homework problems
www.ase.org.uk Clip-art, resources and links
www.teachnet.com Lesson plans
www.naturegrid.org.uk Virtual pond dipping
www.becta.org.uk Software reviews
www.shu.ac.uk/pri Science activities and resources
www.schoolzone.co.uk Lesson plans and resources
www.encarta.msn.com On line, up-to-date Encarta
www2.edfac.ussyd.edu.au Links to sites for Science Teachers
www.chemguide.co.uk Giant Covalent structures and ionisation
http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us Balancing Equations, structure and bonding
www.goole.com Search for periodic table good for KS3
www.ior.org.uk/education KS3 Science worksheets and demos
www.cellsalive.com Photos of cells, bacteria etc.
http://whyfiles.org Science Year site of the week
www.biology4kids.com General Science site for pupils
www.spotlightscience.co.uk General resources for Spotlight Science users
www.exploringscience.co.uk General resources for Exploring Science users
www.sci-journal.org GCSE coursework
www.learn.co.uk The Guardian site.[more able pupils]
www.science-active.co.uk Planets spreadsheet
www.freetranslation.com Translates most languages into English
www.studentcentral.co.uk Examples of pupils coursework.
www.schoolzone.co.uk Lesson plans etc.
www.justforteachers.co.uk Lesson plans etc.
www.schoolsnet.com Lesson plans etc.
www.sciencejoywagon.com Physics lessons and animations
www.boc.com Educational website on, yes, gases!
Teachers TV websites|
Two atoms are walking down the street. One stops suddenly and says;
Heisenberg gets pulled over by a police officer for speeding.
The officer asks "Do you know how fast you were going?"