Technicians in schools and colleges play a vital role in science education. The Twenty First Century Science suite of courses involves plenty of practical work, and some of this is innovative.
Advance Planning sheets
Technicians' advance planning sheets will help with planning for each module of the course by providing a list of items which may need to be ordered or prepared in advance. Full details of the resources needed for each activity plus safety information are given in the Requirements sections of guidance pages in the Resource and Planning Packs.
GCSE Additional Science
Download B4, B5, and B6 technicians' advance planning sheets
Download C4, C5, and C6 technicians' advance planning sheets
Download P4, P5, and P6 technicians' advance planning sheets (Updated 23 February 2012 with information for AP6.5.3)
OCR GCSE Additional Applied Science
Download AP A1-4 technicians' advance planning sheets
If you discover any difficulties with practical activities please email the project team at firstname.lastname@example.org who will resolve the issue and may add a note to this website.
Email discussion forum
Sciencetechnician.com is a free email discussion group for all school and college lab technicians to share problems and information. It is not a Twenty First Century Science list - it’s for everyone. There are about 800 members. It is hosted by the University of Central Lancashire.