Hi there, I’d signed up for the potions coach position. I wasn’t able to make the meeting on Wednesday as I was traveling for work (my wife did and did her best to fill me in). I’ve read the Powerpoint and the event description, which all seem clear; however I was wondering if there was any sort of coaching guide/schedule as to how to prepare the kids – It’s been a long time since I did chemistry and a basic schedule or guides would go a long way towards helping me prepare the children.
Thank you for your question! I know how difficult it is to plan lectures and find the best way to reach kids. Unfortunately, I do not provide a schedule of lessons. It is ultimately up to you in how you want to design your lessons. I find that including a lecture and a lab has been helpful in keeping students engaged.
Will students be asked to dust objects for fingerprints?
Also, will students have to use a microscope at any time to identify physical features of substances?
Thank you for your questions. Students will not need to dust items for fingerprints. Students will be expected to identify the type of fingerprint from a full print. Also, students will not be given a microscope. Observations will be conducted without any instruments (i.e. microscopes, magnifying glass etc).