Independent Research Project - magnetism - differentiation tool - recently improved

Independent Research Project - magnetism - differentiation tool - recently improved


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This is one of a family of 14 resources aimed to encourage independent research skills for more able students. Recently improved in resonse to a review. There is a blank template and example topics including: batteries (hyperlink) , electromagnetism, graphene, industrial processes, magnetism, making electricity, manufacture of polymers, metals, nanotechnology, newest elements ( atomic numbers over 100), rocks, solar energy, wind generation. Also a two page teacher’s guidance (basic, intermediate and advanced) for using it as a differentiation tool plus a page of resources (basic, intermediate and advanced).

This a one of many differentiation tools available to teachers. Research topics can be done in class, with books, in libraries, in rooms with computers or tablets. These topics would make an ideal cover lesson.

Research could be published in a school newsletter, the school website or blog or in student publication magazines and blogs.

Duration: This depends on the age and ability of the students. For youngest students it could be for a week’s homework. As students get older the tasks could be set for half a term, even a whole term, could be linked with a science fair, STEM activity, open evening, assembly or business or commerce event,

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Created: Sep 24, 2019

Updated: Oct 16, 2019


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