Teacher CPD

Exploring Primary Science 2021 - Teacher Summer Course on Zoom

Book this course through the Cork Education Support Centre.

‘Exploring Primary Science’ is a summer course for primary school teachers run by Una Leader of Lifetime Lab.  The course will run virtually from 5th – 9th July via Zoom where teachers will interact online with the Una in real time.

The course will include hands on activities using items teachers can source in their own homes. A small box of less accessible equipment will be loaned to participants to be returned at the end of the course. 

Topics will include:

Skills Development: Highlighting practical activities to develop the skills needed to work scientifically and designing and making skills.

Energy and Forces: Developing teachers’ knowledge and understanding in the areas of Sound, Heat, Magnetism, Electricity and Forces.

Living Things & Environmental Awareness & Care: Exploring opportunities for learning outdoors and developing knowledge and understanding of Living Things.

Materials: Modelling approaches to science investigations.

  • This is a virtual course that will run on Zoom
  • The course will run from 9.30am to 2.30pm each day incorporating breaks and time for hands on activities.
  • The course is most suited to teachers of third to sixth classes.
  • The course is being run by Una Leader

The course is approved by the Department of Education for the purposes of the awarding EPV days to primary school teachers.

Dates & Locations:

Mon 5th – Fri 9th July 2021  Virtual delivery in real time via Zoom

Cost:  €50 (Paid online at www.cesc.ie)

Registration and payment for the course is made through the Cork Education Support Centre only at www.cesc.ie.

For further enquiries regarding registration contact CESC at Tel: +353 21 4255600    Fax: +353 21 4254245    Email: office@cesc.ie