Primary Science investigation
About. This resource describes the process of doing a science investigation. What types of science practical work are there? How might we measure the level of achievement for different science investigation skills?
Pedagogical content. This resource describes the process of doing an investigation for inquiry(ta)-based learning. Teachers could share practice(i) and lesson planning(ta) ideas using the list of pupil skills (e.g. observing). It also lists learning goals for investigation skills (e.g. observing, predicting, problem solving) and ideas for exploring different types of practical work(ta) in science. It could be used for discussion(ta) or brainstorming on how to apply these skills to different content areas. The resource emphasises engaging pupils in the scientific method(ta) - using higher order(ta) thinking skills, group work(ta) and dialogue(ta) to facilitate knowledge building(ta)/reasoning(ta). (edit)
|Title||Primary Science Investigation|
[[Teaching Approaches/Dialogue|Dialogue]], [[Teaching Approaches/Practical work|Practical work]], [[Teaching Approaches/Knowledge building|Knowledge building]], [[Teaching Approaches/Higher order|Higher order]], [[Teaching Approaches/Group work|Group work]], [[Teaching Approaches/Inquiry|Inquiry]], [[Teaching Approaches/Reasoning|Reasoning]], [[Teaching Approaches/Discussion|Discussion]], [[Teaching Approaches/Planning|Planning]], [[Teaching Approaches/Scientific method|Scientific method]]
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[[Resources/Teacher Education|Teacher Education]], [[Resources/Science|Science]]
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This resource was adapted from resources and original ideas contributed by Paul Warwick, at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.