⇒ (Minutiae/ice-breakers) subject specialism, no. years teaching, ASE member, do you
⇒ Do you ever read School Science Review or any other science education literature?
⇒ When teaching energy at KS3, what are the key ideas that you want pupils to get out of
⇒ Do you ever look at the National Curriculum? Are you happy with the way energy is
presented in the national curriculum for science at KS3? (Copy provided)
⇒ I understand you use _____ (texts/resources) Are you happy with the way energy is
presented in the texts or other resources that you use at KS3?
⇒ Over the last decade or so, have you noticed any changes in the language in the way
energy is described in text books, syllabuses, the NC or literature in general? (E.g.
change of terms). In general, are you aware of any change in the description of energy
in school science over the last decade or so? Do you think energy needs a change in its
description, terminology or conceptualisation?
⇒ Could you describe any of the factors that you consider to be important when about to
teach energy at KS3.