The 'mighty women of science' make an impact in a primary school
Issue 151 | Page 8 | Published Jan 2018
Agnieszka Barden describes how a focus on female scientists has raised the profile of science in her school.
This article looks at what famous scientist each year group focused on. The Year 6 class focused on British chemist, Helen Sharman, who became the first British Astronaut in 1991.
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Alex Sinclair and Amy Strachan discuss how the use of contemporary scientists in the classroom can help us learn from the approaches of yesterday...
Helen Spring considers how making scientists relevant to children supports learning.
John McCullagh and Andrea Doherty describe how using digital storytelling can support enquiry.