Nature of Research Lesson

This lesson is intended to follow a visit to a university where students will have met and spoken with researchers. By the end of this lesson students will be able to explain what research is and why we do it. As well as this, students will be able to understand what it is like to be a researcher, describe some of the methods that researchers use, and think about planning their own research.

For this lesson, you will need:

  • Lesson Plan
  • PowerPoint
  • Paper/Workbooks
  • Details of researchers (acquired following a visit to a university)

All the presentations and files can be downloaded by clicking on the bullet pointed documents above.