datalogging and eco-monitoring
This CPD unit is based on the Eco-monitoring at Key Stage 2 project, run in Bath and South Gloucestershire schools in 2008-9, and as a cluster project in Hillingdon schools in 2010.
Using real examples from 16 project schools, it shows how data logging can become an everyday part of science teaching and learning, how it can help children develop their enquiry skills – particularly interpreting data and how it can contribute to children's environmental understanding as part of a bid to become an Eco-school.
PSTT is aware that there are some references to the pre-2014 English National Curriculum but the unit could still be useful for teachers looking to introduce dataloggers in science lessons.
DOWNLOAD ALL “DATALOGGING AND ECO-MONITORING” FILES [161.49MB]
Safety Notice and Disclaimer
PSTT is not liable for the actions or activities of any reader or anyone else who uses the information in these resource pages or the associated classroom materials. PSTT assumes no liability with regard to injuries or damage to property that may occur as a result of using the information contained in these resources. PSTT recommends that a full risk assessment is carried out before undertaking in the classroom any of the practical investigations contained in the resources.
All materials are ©Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) and are freely available to download and share for educational purposes. Whilst educators are free to adapt the resources to suit their own needs, acknowledgement of copyright on all original materials must be included. Rights to images included in the resource have been purchased for PSTT use only – as such, these images may only be used as part of this resource and may not copied into or used in other materials.