Impact of Children Challenging Industry. CIEC Promoting Science University of York Joy Parvin. Programme Aims. To enthuse children and their teachers about science.
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CIEC Promoting Science
University of York
Industrial story: water is transported by pipeline from a reservoir to an industrial site, used as cooling water and returned to the river.
Science: scientific enquiry, materials (for a water pipeline and sealants), filtration and heat exchange.
They are all scientists
Saying yes to:
Saying no to:
“I enjoyed your lessons; you never knew what would come next. You made me like science more, as I never knew it was this exciting”
(46% compared to 21%)
“We have never done anything quite as fun before as I think if you make children enjoy science they will remember it more”
These improved perceptions have the potential to lead to changes in behaviour in the future.
“I like it because I didn’t know a lot about science but now I know a lot more I love it!”
Half the teachers were still using the CCI materials 5 years later