Teaching Across the Curriculum – Science

Key features of a good science lesson and any lesson is ensuring the 7 principles of the CfE (Curriculum for Excellence) are used; challenge and enjoyment, breadth, depth, personalisation & choice, progression, coherence and relevance. You can ensure you do this through:

  • Allowing children to take ownership of their learning.
  • Open discussions
  • Active learning
  • Relating it to everyday life (real life contexts), making it relevant to the children
  • Link to other CfE areas (literacy, maths, etc.)
  • Encourage open-ended exploration and hands-on inquiry
  • Allows problem solving skills to be used and developed
  • Have a positive attitude and strong subject knowledge/ skills
  • Embed scientific literacy

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