Primary Science number 129
Number 129 - September 2013
|3|| Tackling weather and climate change creatively in science
Murray Dale offers some practical support for teaching about weather, climate and climate change.
|9|| Now, here’s the weather forecast …
Mathew Richardson from the Met Office explains what the national
|12|| How do we clean our water and how clean does it need to be?
Niki Whitburn sets children the challenge of producing ‘clean’ water and investigating the real-life process to help them appreciate the value of this vital resource
|16||Earth science – it’s all about the processes
Chris King from the Earth Science Education Unit outlines some activities that develop learning about Earth processes and the rocks they form through modelling and hands-on practicals
|21|| Going wild!
Lucie Muir and Rae Tabram show you how to ‘go wild’ in the classroom with ARKive.org – a free multimedia guide to the world’s animals and plants
|24|| Journey to the outdoors
Margaret Boyd wants to know why we don’t make more use of the outdoor classroom
|28||What happened next? Making and using an interactive DVD quiz game
Jonny Sluman shares how he successfully converted a home game into an exciting, creative science activity at school
|31|| Let the children talk: the power of talk in promoting understanding
Keith Ross shares his ideas about the importance of children’s constructive talk in science by offering some practical advice on how to encourage it.
|35|| Using the modern technology that is the ‘app’
Alessio Bernardelli offers advice on how to choose and make the best use of apps in the classroom.
|40||Great Bug Competition results|