Science Ambassadors

INTERVIEW WITH FERN HOLROYD – YOUNG SCIENCE AMBASSADORS SCHEME
November, 2018 No Comments Primary Science, Science Ambassadors, STEAM / STEM
INTERVIEW WITH FERN HOLROYD – YOUNG SCIENCE AMBASSADORS SCHEME In today’s blog we’re talking to Fern Holroyd, the project co-ordinator for our Young Science Ambassadors scheme. Fern has been leading the project since June this year and has worked with 39 schools and teachers and over 150 children to ...
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November, 2018 No Comments Primary Science, Science Ambassadors, STEAM / STEM
THE PRIMARY SCIENCE QUALITY MARK AND OUR YOUNG AMBASSADORS SCHEME The Primary Science Quality Mark is a programme to ‘develop and celebrate the profile of science teaching, learning and leadership in primary schools’.  Schools join a local hub, and up to two science leaders from each school are then ...
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SHOUT ABOUT SCIENCE!
October, 2018 No Comments Primary Science, Science Ambassadors, STEAM / STEM
SHOUT ABOUT SCIENCE In this blog we’ll be looking specifically at the way in which presentation skills are a focus in our ‘Young Ambassadors’ training days. “The national curriculum for science reflects the importance of spoken language in pupils’ development across the whole curriculum – cognitively, socially and linguistically. ...
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YOUNG SCIENCE AMBASSADORS SCHEME
September, 2018 No Comments Primary Science, Science Ambassadors, STEAM / STEM
  GET YOUR WHOLE SCHOOL BUZZING ABOUT SCIENCE! “What is science? Is it a body of facts, to be memorised and regurgitated? Or is it a method for finding out facts and testing and refining ideas?” Katherine Mathieson, TES blog. In today’s blog we’ll be looking at our Young ...
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Rainbow Magic – Science Investigation
Rainbow Magic – Science Investigation This is a firm favourite at our after-school clubs but works well as a primary science investigation! We layer liquids in a test tube but a plastic cup will do just as well. To start, put the same volume of coloured water, oil and ...
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Speaking Science
Speaking Science in the Primary Classroom Here are some great definitions to help children talk about science in the classroom.  (taken from psb.org)   Animal homes Bird nests, beehives, and anthills. These are all animal homes. Just like our homes, they’re safe places where animals can live with their families. Axle & ...
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Using Science Ambassadors in school
Using Science Ambassadors in school Science Ambassadors in primary schools can be a great way of getting the whole school buzzing about science! We know teachers are pressed for time and that science takes a back seat over English and Maths, so we think it makes a lot of ...
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