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Due for publication in June 2021, Teaching Primary Science Outdoors is a book packed full of activities for teaching science in the outdoor environment. The 28 lessons each cover the following:
- Enquiry type – Which of the 5 types of enquiry is used in this lesson?
Conceptual knowledge – Lesson objectives which support children’s acquisition of knowledge.
Working scientifically – Lesson objectives which support the development of scientific enquiry skills.
Assessment – A description of what children meeting the objectives will be able to do.
- Resources needed – What equipment will need to be prepared in advance of the lesson?
What to do – Ideas for how to structure the lesson.
Assessment for learning – Formative assessment activities that can take place as part of the lesson; these can be used to inform future teaching.
Science Capital – Suggested ideas for developing children’s Science Capital as part of the lesson, or as an addition to the lesson.
- Support – Guidance for supporting children who are working below age-related expectations.Extension – Guidance for challenging more able children.
Follow up – Suggested ideas for follow-up lessons.
The book is supported by a comprehensive PDF pack of resources and useful links.