Get started planning your practical activity
On this courseIn Week 1 you will look at different modes and delivery for engaging with young people, and how to use curricula to inform your discussions with teachers. In Week 2 you’ll create your activity plan with a risk assessment and practise your activity.By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Develop an engaging and inspiring STEM-related activity for young people
- Communicate, negotiate and agree with educators and group leaders about activities and demonstrate an appreciation of the STEM curriculum
- Design a practical activity to be delivered within a school or non-school organisation, with an awareness of the audience, ability and age group
- Create an activity plan to use when delivering a practical activity in a school or non-school organisation
Tasks and discussions
Tasks are titled as such and are highlighted with a vertical line in the left-margin – like the one against this paragraph. The first tasks of this course are at the bottom of this page.
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Volunteering in the Classroom: Planning and Organising Practical STEM Activities
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