Primary Science number 142
Number 142 - March 2016
|3|| Focus on… Language of science
For many of us, fighting the corner for science, with ever-increasing pressure from literacy in school timetable time, is a battle we don’t seem to be winning, but working with literacy and trying to link science with this subject can lead to some issues.
|5||Learning to talk|
|9||Teaching science to a profoundly deaf child in a mainstream classroom|
|11||Concept cartoon conversations lead to inspiring investigations|
|14||How the ‘I can explain!’ project helps children learn science through talk|
|17||Gardening provides valuable time to talk|
|20||'Curiouser and curiouser': supporting children’s independent enquiry skills|
|24||Why you’ll never catch smallpox|
|27||How the fair test nearly killed enquiry|
|31||Experiencing child-led science in science week|
• Dramatic Science: inspired ideas for teaching science using drama ages 5–11 (by Debra McGregor and Wendy Precious, Abingdon: Routledge, 2015)
Language of Science
Cover: Learning the language of science. Bostrom pp 31.