Focus on...What is Science?
Issue 126 | Page 3 | Published Jan 2013
The whole idea behind ‘what science is’ is shaped and formed by experience and teaching (and teachers!). You may feel that science is knowledge and knowledge is power but this must not exclude the skills that go behind being a scientist, as you need these to acquire and support the knowledge.
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The impact of recent curriculum and assessment changes on primary science in Northern Ireland.
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