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The Media Conference Project: developing students’ listening, talking, reading and writing skills through their production of science news reports

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: Patricia Hanson, Ciaran Quinn and Ruth Jarman

Extract: A common but often underexploited activity, the production of science news reports is a valuable context for developing students’ science knowledge and their listening, talking, reading and writing skills.

Doing with ideas: the role of talk in effective practical work in science

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: Nikolaos Fotou and Ian Abrahams

Extract: Analogies and metaphors can provide a means to help students make links between doing and seeing in practical work and the ideas that the teacher wants them to develop.

Talking and thinking using concept cartoons: what have we learnt?

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: Stuart Naylor

Extract: Concept cartoons get learners talking and thinking; this article sets out some of the research into their impact and some of the implications for classroom practice.

The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: Marie-Claude Dupuis

Extract: The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize gives young people the opportunity to engage with quality science books, thus developing their literacy and their interest in and understanding of science.

Sciku: writing science in haiku

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: Simon Flynn

Extract: The science and English departments in a school work together on a project in which students are challenged to write science-themed haiku for inclusion in a published book.

Henry Moseley (1887–1915): a sad loss to the world of science

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: Gordon Woods

Extract: Scholar, scientist, soldier! The life, and death, of a Nobel Prize nominee killed in battle 100 years ago.

The place of fieldwork in science qualifications

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: David Lambert and Michael J. Reiss

Extract: Fieldwork is under threat but needs to have a central place in science qualifications.

Towards big ideas of science education

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: Wynne Harlen

Extract: The case for expressing the aims of science education in terms of progression towards a small number of ‘big ideas’ and the implications for content, teaching methods and assessment.

Integrating science, mathematics and technology in middle grades

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: Pradeep M. Dass and Eugene Moore, Jr

Extract: Results of strategic use of a technology tool to integrate science and mathematics while promoting inquiry-oriented learning experiences in science and mathematics.

Studying the effectiveness of strategies for learning science and technology

Issue: December 2015 359

Author: Supriya Dahiya and Neha Singh

Extract: Can either of these two related subjects benefit from teaching via the other?

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