Talking Sport and Fitness
With 2012 London Olympics fast approaching, everyone is on the lookout for relevant resources. Why not try these free samples of ‘Concept Cartoons – Talking sport and fitness’ from Millgate House Education and the Association for Science Education's School Science site?
This all-new, innovative, science-focussed cross-curricular resource is full of topical problems that include mathematics, history, geography and ethical issues as well.
Concept Cartoons are quick, simple and effective. They are designed to intrigue, provoke discussion and stimulate thinking. Concept Cartoons make concepts problematic and provide an engaging stimulus for learning. Every Concept Cartoon is guaranteed to provoke ferocious discussion and leave children wanting to find out more!
Created by Brenda Keogh and Stuart Naylor, Concept Cartoons have been thoroughly researched in classrooms around the world. Simple cartoon-style drawings present learners with their own misconceptions and generate discussion and argument. They are remarkably easy to use in the classroom as a part of normal teaching.
Background text, written in pupil-friendly language, is provided. This suggests possible follow up activities and explains the science behind the different alternatives.
Download a Sample Set here.
NOTE: Produced by Millgate House Education Ltd in partnership with the Association for Science Education and School Science.