Primary Science number 126
Number 126 - January 2013
|5|| The science of 'I don't know'
First instalment of a two-part article that looks at the science and art of ignorance in his travels around the world.
|8||Is science lost in ‘The world around us?'
The impact of recent curriculum and assessment changes on primary science in Northern Ireland.
|11|| Does science rule out religion?
The question of whether we should be debating science and religion in primary schools.
|14|| Skilled up and having fun
Ways to develop skills with younger children that are far from dull.
|17|| Exploring ‘The World Around Us’ in a Community of Scientific Enquiry
A project to develop scientific literacy at key stage 2 in Northern Ireland.
|21|| Let them have a go: using the Science games DVD
Working on models and how a DVD can help you include games, models and analogies in your teaching.
|23||We’re all going to the zoo tomorrow…
The conservation charity Marwell Wildlife has just been awarded the ‘Learning Outside the Classroom’ Quality Badge for the second time running. Francesca Smith provides some useful tips about planning trips and how an institution like this can help.
|27|| Something beginning with B…
Yes, bees can sting but that shouldn’t prevent them being part of primary education. Chris Deaves gives some ideas about working with bees in school.
|31|| Granddad went back to school
Reflections of a primary school science activity morning.
Nature of Science, Enquiry skills, Types of activity, CPD, Questioning, Thinking skills, Children’s ideas, Creativity, Learning outside the classroom, Cross curricular, observation,