Primary Science number 119
Number 119 - September 2011
Contents of issue 119
'Creativity' and having a 'creative curriculum' are the direction many schools are going in, but for many this means linking subjects together, while still teaching the same, or very similar, content.
|4|| Notice Board
AZSTT Primary Science Teacher College.
|5|| Creativity for a purpose
Hellen Ward shares her ideas of what creative science education is about
|8|| Getting 'stuck in' rather than 'stuck in the mud'
Mark Hancock talks about the value of a visit where children can get totally immersed - in more ways than one!
|12|| Puppets - A science teacher's best friend?
Student teachers explore the use of puppets to teach food and nutrition
|14||Science beyond the classroom boundaries
Share some of the ways in which teachers around the country are taking science learning outdoors
|18|| Sunflowers, Handwash and tablets for a sick puppy!
This describes how activities from CIEC Promoting Science, set in real contexts, provide creative ideas for inspiring young scientists
|21|| Head in the cloud, feet on the ground!
Some suggestions on how creativity can be found in cloud computing
|24|| Getting children to talk about what they know of The Natural World
The authors discuss how images can affect the quality of children's talk about the world around them
|27|| Engaging critically with scientific evidence
During her final year as a student at Nottingham Trent University, Siobhan Tolson considered how to support 7-year-olds in working critically with evidence
|30||A memorable day out
Taking children out of the classroom to learn in a totally different environment can be very rewarding for both the children and the teacher.
|33|| Star Clubbing
Highlights hints, tips and the potential benefits of running a science club using the CREST Star Investigators scheme through a project funded by John Lyon's Charity
|36|| The Great Bug Hunt 2011
Rebecca reports on the winners and their prizes
Planning for creative science