Science Literacy fish oils Version1.1.pptx (1.07 MB)

Teaching and Learning resource for trainee teachers: Science Literacy using the example of fish oils Version 1.1

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posted on 2019-05-03, 10:23 authored by Kendra McMahonKendra McMahon, Alan Howe

This resource is used as part of a workshop introducing trainee teachers to primary science. It has a focus on explaining that scientific literacy is a key aim for science education.The resource invites trainee teachers to think critically about claims for the educational benefits of fish oil supplements.

This resource is an outcome of a wider project: Enhancing the Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education. It is one of a collection of teaching/learning resources developed to support teachers in becoming critical consumers of neuroscience and addressing neuromyths.


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