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.
More from this issue
The question of whether we should be debating science and religion in primary schools.
First instalment of a two-part article that looks at the science and art of ignorance in his travels around the world.
Ways to develop skills with younger children that are far from dull.