Focus on... the big questions
Issue 105 | Page 3 | Published Nov 2008
In this issue, there are articles on why and when children ask questions, the kinds of question that are effective, and how to encourage questioning. At the same time, we have articles about the big questions relating to science education: is science really still a core subject, for instance?
More from this issue
Karen Phethean shows how free play at the start of science lessons promotes curiosity, questioning and learning in older children.
The authors describe how the Western Cape Primary Science Programme (PSP) has developed a curriculum to tackle this question with children.
The authors show how sharing fact files helped children to learn about the body. This activity was developed as part of a project investigating...