The Association for Science Education

Primary Science issues released in 2016

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Theme: Maths 4 Science
The theme of this issue is about the meaningful links that can be made between maths and science and aims to support effective teaching of both areas. Features include practical examples of the application of maths to science and how to make cornflour gloop and fizzy potions with links to EY and KS1 maths.

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Theme: Appliance of Science
The theme of this issue embraces real-life science, but also the ways that we apply science in the classroom: identifying the contexts that exist, helping children to make tangible links with these and establishing some context to embed the content within the National Curriculum.

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Theme: Family Learning
One of the key questions in every science subject leader’s mind is ‘How do I engage the wider community in science at my school?’. This issue explores learning with parents, pop-up physics for families and features our exclusive interview with @sciencesparks.

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Theme: Language of Science
This issue challenges the way we think of literacy in the science context and features different ways to help children learn science through talking. Articles explore methods to develop scientific literacy, concept cartoon conversations and how a school gardening club can make time to talk.

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Theme: What's out there?
This issue puts 'exploration' centre stage and features different opportunities to create young explorers inside (and out) of the classroom. Article include 'Mud, glorious mud!' with Rosemary Feasey, 'Out of this world' and 'Darwin's doodles'.