Resources Education School Science EducationJump to ContentsVideos & slides related to teaching science in schools https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpvHY7YA4ek&fbclid=IwAR3iF6eT8g5Suh4uAGOoXi597OXoELkfcO-pDDYv1hF5IUWPV24L6Rg8c8Y The Birth of Antibiotics Did you know that Alexander Fleming was not the only researcher involved in the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of penicillin? How important is the history of science in the teaching and learning of school science? How do we explore the world of microbes using simple kitchen equipment? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQS-QUOhupc i wonder- Challenging prior mental models of learning Children enter the science classroom with ‘mental models’ of real-world phenomena surmised from their day-to-day experiences. Unchallenged, these models can persist into adulthood. Are these models cohesive & consistent with what we know today? How do we become aware of these models? How do we help a learner replace them with more scientifically accurate ones? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_Pd2sD7DWY Interactive discussion on storytelling in science An interactive dialogue with Rohini Chintha author of ' Mona or Monu ' from the May 2020 issue of i wonder... moderated by Vinay Suram, a teacher educator from the Azim Premji Foundation. Read the article at https://bit.ly/31JlcS0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gL3DhlpftmI Interactive discussion on Distances in Astronomy A dialogue with Anand Narayanan, author of 'Distances In Astronomy' from the August 2019 issue of i wonder... moderated by Amol Anandrao Kate, a teacher educator from the Azim Premji Foundation. https://youtu.be/sWMHlMIPJnw What do we know about SARS-CoV-2 What is our current scientific understanding of SARS-CoV-2? How do we trace its origins? How do new variants arise? What predictions can we make for the impact of the Omicron variant in India? How effective are the current vaccines against currently known variants? How do we see this virus & our immunity to it evolving in the long run?Vijeta Raghuram, explored these and more such questions in an interactive online discussion with the eminent virologist Shahid Jameel. https://youtu.be/u2twlyU-tGI i wonder… Webinar: Peer instruction in science education Research suggests that much learning occurs during peer instruction in the science classroom. How can teachers from the field work with this approach? What are some of the key strengths & challenges of this approach? https://youtu.be/rA7_czSMkYw i wonder… Webinar: Breaking the chain of SARS-CoV-2 infection What is a chain of infection? How it is relevant to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic? Can physical distancing, wearing masks, and using eye protection really protect us against SARS-CoV-2 infection? https://youtu.be/UNNgpxb1GP0 Mental health and the pandemic Why is it important to engage with the topic of mental health in a classroom? What might such an engagement look like? What has been the impact of the pandemic on the mental health of students, teachers, people in isolation and the elderly? What can teachers do to support their family and students, and strengthen their own mental & emotional resilience?