Tips and Tricks (NN222)

Cultivate curiosity and stimulate scientific thinking through fun and unexpected demonstrations that look like magic but are of course science!

This course is filled with simple to make, low cost investigations that don’t require any specialist knowledge to present. They are designed to grab pupils’ attention and imagination. Dr Matt Prichard has 13 years of experience as a science communicator and is an associate of the Inner Magic Circle. He will showcase demonstrations you haven’t seen before but will want to start using straight away. Evidenced by psychological studies, this course will explore the psychological benefits of using wonder as a tool when teaching science.

Learning Outcomes

learn a host of novel science tricks and curious investigations using everyday objects understand how to use the ‘Wow, How, Now’ model to guide pupils through the discovery process have a greater understanding of the role and benefits of wonder for both the pupil and teacher.


21st January 2022 (live online session, 9.30am – 11.00am)

28th January 2022 (live online session, 9.30am – 11.00am)

4th February 2022 (live online session, 9.30am – 11.00am)


Course Fee £175Bursary Amount £390