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Modelling answers in real-time

Science is a subject that often requires a teacher to model answers, or demonstrate something to their students in a step by step manner. So how can this be done …

How to set up to teach online

Many educators have now experienced the world of virtual teaching and although the concept is the same, the approach and platform used to teach online is very different and, to …

What is it like to teach pupils virtually?

Many if not most teachers have had to become familiar with online teaching and may not have been given any training. Although the aim of transferring knowledge and skills has …

What are robotic telescopes?

Getting students to carry out their own science rather than working through a pre-designed investigation can give them a great sense of ownership and accomplishment. Robotic telescopes are a fantastic …

What are citizen science projects?

Giving students the chance to work on current and new data is easier than you might think. Citizen science projects enlist the help of the public to assist in analysing …

Are there aliens?

We have seen how astronomy can be used to teach topics in physics, but it can also be used to teach topics in other sciences. Consider the question ‘Are there …

Student Perceptions of Science

Whether in a school or on a stage, to teach and communicate effectively, we need to know our audience. So, we asked some secondary school students (a mix of almost …