The Association for Science Education

Types of activity

Most of our topics feature several types of activity. Here we show the main activities for each topic. Most topics appear under more than one heading.

Gathering information at home

  • Chemistry in our Lives 
  • Domestic Waste 
  • Drinking Water 
  • Eating and Drinking 
  • Keeping Healthy 
  • Talking about Genetics 
  • What do you eat?

Practical investigations

  • Acid Rain 
  • Chemistry in our Lives 
  • Global Social Partners

Collecting and displaying data

  • Eating and Drinking 
  • Keeping Healthy 
  • What do you eat?

Making a survey

  • Keeping Healthy 
  • Talking about Genetics 

Field work

  • Biodiversity Around Us 
  • Plants Topics

Finding out what happens in the local community or environment

  • Domestic Waste 
  • Plants Topics 
  • Talking about Genetics 

Interviews

  • Chemistry in our Lives 
  • Talking about Genetics 

Studying a science issue in the media

  • Domestic Waste 
  • Talking about Genetics 

Research using the internet

  • Biodiversity Around Us 
  • Talking about Genetics 

Gathering information from a variety of secondary sources

  • Acid Rain 
  • Chemistry in our Lives 
  • Drinking Water 
  • Global Social Partners
  • Talking about Genetics 

Decision-making or action-planning

  • Biodiversity Around Us 
  • Plants Topics