Teaching Science in Early Childhood

Practical ways to bring real science into your early learning centre.

Teach the way they learn

-Discover insider tips for teaching science with early learners used by experienced educators;
What works, what doesn't, skills to address, how to keep it safe
plus best practices to avoid common misconceptions.  

Save time planning - lessons for a full year

 Practical 8 x 6 week units of work designed as lesson sequences that build on inquiry-based questions.
Curriculum mapping to both the Early Years Learning Framework
as well as extension links to the Australian Curriculum Foundation & Year 1 outcomes.

Use simple materials from the shops for lessons that wow kids.
 
- Avoid hours of internet searching for science activities (that may / may not work);
We go beyond simple experiment sheets to show you how to teach age-appropriate experiments for early learners.
Truly teach the scientific method without confusing kids.

Maintain accreditation

Teach science aligned to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
 2.1.2 Proficient Level – Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
6.2.2 Proficient Level – Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.

Use this course to attribute teacher identified professional development hours to maintain accreditation.

Comprehensive, clear & classroom ready

Based on real experience and backed by thousands of workshops since 2004.
This course covers the teaching methodology & classroom-tested science experiments that help early learners understand their world

-  3.5 hours of videos with captions
- Over 50 practical experiments with clear, printable, step by step instructions combined with real-world teaching tips
- Over 50 printable experiment reference sheets, material lists & planning guides

- Each experiment has direct Early Years Learning Framework links, extension activities as well as craft, book & song ideas
- Discussions on how to setup your centre, use role plays & more to increase engagement & skills
- Practical tips on how to teach the scientific method with early learners

- A guide on how to apply risk assessment for science activities plus a template for use
- All experiments use easy to source materials from the local shops
- Includes certificate on course completion

Option for 3 x 1 hour Zoom meetings with the Fizzics Education team

Course Curriculum

NB: To meet the accreditation needs of various organisations, the videos in this course cannot be skipped, skimmed or played at a faster speed than when recorded. Additionally, to meet accreditation requirements, each component is mandatory. As such, you can attribute 3.5 hours of the course towards maintaining your teacher accreditation as teacher identified hours.

Ben Newsome CF

Ben Newsome founded Fizzics Education to deliver science education across Australia, having now reached 2 million kids since 2004. 
He has worked in hundreds of early learning centres, has presented countless preschool teacher professional development programs and is a regular speaker at teaching & learning conferences.

He is a qualified science teacher, 2013 Churchill Fellow, 2020 AMP Tomorrow Maker, multiple Australian Small Business Winner for Children’s Education Services, 2020 WSABE Outstanding Business Leader of the Year, 2019 Blacktown Business Person of the Year and receiver of several Pinnacle Awards from the Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration.

Ben is a community leader for the International Society for Technology in Education, a board member for Educating 4 Leadership, is an advisory board member of the Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration and an Ambassador for the Association of Science Education Technicians NSW.

He is also the author of ‘Be Amazing! How to teach science the way primary kids love’ & the host of the FizzicsEd Podcast.

Early Years Learning Framework Outcomes

This course equips educators with classroom-tested lessons that address three of Early Years Learning Framework  outcomes.

Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world.

  Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners.

Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators.

C. Wills

Maroondah City Council

"Great to have so many practical ideas."
"Really valuable and simple learning experiences to embed into curriculum. Thank you"
"They did a fantastic job at sharing and explain how we can incorporate STEM into many different areas."

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