Primary Science number 122
Number 122 - March 2012
|5|| Eggcited about chickens
Hens run wild at St Peter's Primary School in Shropshire.
|10||Practical Work – you really can (and should) do it
You really can (and should) do it. Phil Bunyan explains why, even though you may worry about health and safety, you really should do practical work.
|15|| Visit a Farm? Surely Not!
Bill Graham from Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) dispels some myths about visiting farms and explains why we can and should visit one.
|18|| Big Science and Big Big Science
Steve shares some alternative routes to having a visiting show in schools.
|21|| Harnessing new technologies: a virtual world for science education?
Many of us think that virtual technology is really only appropriate in the further and higher education sectors. Mark disagrees.
|24||Teacher, I showed her how to do that!
Teaching early-years through mixed-age play
|28|| Roma Invicta! Constructing a Roman Apothecary Garden
Debbie's project, which judges said 'placed learning in a real context for children', shares how her school became Rolls-Royce Science Prize finalists.
|32|| New Models For Initial Teacher Education in Scotland
Bob responds to the recent article by Lynne Bianchi commenting on the Donaldson report.