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Primary Science number 110

Number 110 - November 2009

Contents Article
2 Information
3 You must be a member to download this article Focus on... curriculum change and ICT
4 You must be a member to download this article The Rose review and the Association of Science Education

The essence of the ASE's response to the final report of the Rose review of the primary curriculum in England is set out by members of the group who produced it.

9 You must be a member to download this article The art of chemistry

Alison C. Rivett, Tim G. Harrison, Dudley E. Shallcross

The authors share how bringing together chemistry, art and literacy can inspire creativity and provoke curiosity.

14 PCs: a force for evaluation

Robert Collins, Moira Paterson

Robert and Moira show how trainees have provided an effective way of evaluating online activities for science learning.

19 You must be a member to download this article Changing times for primary science

Zoe Crompton

A digest from Zoe of the views of the network of Science Learning Centres on the proposed new primary curriculum for science in England.

21 You must be a member to download this article Dealing with change: a Northern Ireland perspective

Karen Kerr

Karen talks to Joan Shine, a science adviser who works with the 'World Around Us' learning area in Northern Ireland.

22 Doll's House Science

Bob Kibble

Bob shows how Jack, Morag and Hector saved the planet!

25 You must be a member to download this article Thoughts of changes to the primary curriculum

Lynne Bianchi, Rosemary Feasey, Penny Thompson

Colleagues from the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University, explore their thinking on the current changes to the primary science curriculum for England in relation to the Rose review.

28 You must be a member to download this article Interactive Tools 'Voted a Success'

Michele Grimshaw

Michele shows how electronic voting devices can prove a useful and manageable tool in science activities and assessment.

31 You must be a member to download this article The most marvellous of substances

Ian Stewart

Ian gives us an insight into the substance that is not only most abundant on Earth, but also one of the most remarkable.

34 You must be a member to download this article Unlocking your potential with coaching

Jenni Monach, Chris Bryant

Jenni and Chris describe how they have used 'coaching' as a personal development tool.

37 You must be a member to download this article Reviews