KS3-4: Science communication - learning a key skill for the future

Suitable for 11-18-year olds (secondary, middle and high schools), this article and accompanying activity sheet can be used in the classroom, in science/English clubs and at home.
This resource links to KS3 English Language and Literacy; KS4 Science, Working Scientifically but is also internationally relevant.*

It can also be used as a careers resource and links to Gatsby Benchmarks:
Gatsby Benchmark 2: Learning from career and labour market information
Gatsby Benchmark 4: Linking curriculum learning to careers

The article includes a summary of two research projects, an overview of science communication and interviews with STEM students.

The activity sheet includes discussion points - nine questions the students can answer in groups or individually. There are also links to other relevant resources from Teen Science Cafe.

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Created: Jun 14, 2019

Updated: Jul 8, 2019

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