'Thought-provoking and entices the reader to take a discerning
look at science.'"
Claire Garven, MA Senior Lecturer at the University of the West
of England, Bristol, UK."
An approach to planning and teaching primary science that gives
children permission to question their own preconceptions. This
enables teachers to encourage children to actively think and
discuss what they see, and give reasons for their developing
scientific ideas. Strongly recommended for teachers who want their
children to learn to think scientifically.'
"Jane Gibson, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of primary science
in ITE at the University of St Mark and St John (Marjon), UK"
This second edition brings science subject knowledge and
pedagogy together to support, inform and inspire those training to
teach primary science.
Written in a clear and accessible way, the book provides
comprehensive coverage of science themes. Ideas for teaching and
examples from practice provide a basis for inspiring children to
explore science and look at the world in new and intriguing
Ideas for practice exemplify how you can help children to use
scientific knowledge and concepts to satisfy their curiosity about
Something to think about scenarios help to extend and develop
your own understanding of key ideas.
The companion website includes links to suggested reading and
Teachers TV clips for your own development and for use in the
New to this edition
A new chapter called Views of Science Learning encourages the
teacher to take a central role in helping children develop
scientific attitudes, skills and conceptual understanding.
Learning Outside the Classroom is a new chapter that provides
ideas and guidance that helps to develop childrena s scientific
skills and knowledge, while also promoting positive attitudes to
New Global Dimensions sectionsoffer starting points for
discussion and research into how scientific ideas can be positively
applied and can be used to evaluate the impact of human activity on
the natural world.
Talk Skills and Science Discussion sections enable you to
develop children's scientific knowledge and verbal reasoning
|Country of origin:
• Lyn Dawes
• Linda Nicholls
• Babs Dore
||Electronic book text
||2nd Revised edition
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