Exploring Primary Science with Lifetime Lab

Course description

This is a course for primary school teachers, most suited to teachers of 3rd to 6th class, who would like to build up their knowledge and confidence in the teaching of science.  It will include hands on activities using everyday items that can be used in the classroom to develop science skills and concepts and encourage discovery and investigation.


Topics will include:

  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Sound & Heat – hands on activities for the classroom
  • Forces – design and make activities
  • Living Things – exploring the use of the outdoor classroom & hands-on workshop on the Digestive System
  • Carrying out science investigations – skills development
  • Developing literacy & numeracy through science
  • Assessing children’s learning in science
  • School planning for science

Tutors:  Una Leader (Lifetime Lab) & Ger Jeffers


For further information on Lifetime Lab and the course timetable see www.lifetimelab.ie 

Category Summer Courses
Date Monday 03 July 2017 - Friday 07 July 2017
Time 9.30 to 14.30
Presenters Una Leader
Code 17LC706
Fee €50.00
Venue Lifetime Lab, Lee Road, Cork
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