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Primary Science number 122

Number 122 - March 2012

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1 Contents
3 You must be a member to download this article Focus on...
4 You must be a member to download this article Notice Board
5 You must be a member to download this article Eggcited about chickens

Carolyn Jones, Paul Brown

Hens run wild at St Peter's Primary School in Shropshire.

10 Practical Work – you really can (and should) do it

Phil Bunyan

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 You must be a member to download this article Visit a Farm? Surely Not!

Bill Graham

Bill Graham from Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) dispels some myths about visiting farms and explains why we can and should visit one.

18 You must be a member to download this article Big Science and Big Big Science

Steve Marshall

Steve shares some alternative routes to having a visiting show in schools.

21 You must be a member to download this article Harnessing new technologies: a virtual world for science education?

Mark Hainsworth

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!

Andrea Doherty

Teaching early-years through mixed-age play

28 You must be a member to download this article Roma Invicta! Constructing a Roman Apothecary Garden

Debbie Myers

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 You must be a member to download this article New Models For Initial Teacher Education in Scotland

Bob Kibble

Bob responds to the recent article by Lynne Bianchi commenting on the Donaldson report.

34 You must be a member to download this article Reviews