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STEM Teaching: Teaching science beyond the boundaries

Discover the importance of taking an interdisciplinary approach to science teaching in inspiring the next generation of scientists.

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Three weeks

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Education Department FutureLearn
Aimed at teachers, on this three-week course, you'll deepen your understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of science and it's importance in human decision-making. This knowledge will give you more confidence in communicating to your students the roles of science in society, and equipping them with the skills necessary to make evidence-informed decisions.
 
You'll start by gaining an introduction to interdisciplinary science teaching as you explore resources and practical strategies that support working with other disciplines. By the end, you'll have the tools to help ensure the next generation of scientists is more aware of what the sciences can - and cannot - do.
 

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