Project ID - TIS001318
BE A SCIENTIST: Millions saw the apple fall but Newton asked why. We would love your support in developing practical science in the classroom. Help us to enthuse children to ask why.

There is 2 places on this project and 2 places left

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Project offered at

St Malachy's Primary School
BT52 1HJ


Siobhan Burns

Student Skills

Science Education

Expected Pupil Outcomes

To develop a love for science. To increase thinking and problem solving skills. To develop the skills of fair testing, observation and reporting.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

To engage with pupils. To plan for effective practical lessons. To assist the teacher in the implementation of practical science.

Extra Information

Date have been left open to suit the student. We are happy for any start and end date that fits in with the students schedule. Thank you.

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