In early-years classes there is always lots of talk Laura Mooney describes how these young children can also think through concepts and use science
Niki Whitburn sets children the challenge of producing 'clean' water and investigating the real-life process to help them appreciate the
This article describe how the Zoological Society of London is working with teachers to enhance the experience and learning for all who take a trip
This Year 3 (ages 8/9) class teacher chose a focus on inspirational women in science through the ages and across the world as a means to take a fre
Agnieszka Barden describes how a focus on female scientists has raised the profile of science in her school.
The impact of recent curriculum and assessment changes on primary science in Northern Ireland.
Aine discusses the impact of shared leadership in primary science and how the practice was developed in her school setting.
Learning Outside the Classroom doesn't always mean 'doing nature'. Alan Cross and Jon Board explore other possibilities
Alan offers some thoughts about questioning and how to achieve more 'penny drop' moments with learners - part of a new 'Think' series.
Alan Haigh discusses why we need to teach children to think and how best to do it.
The Art of Nose Blowing. Alan Peacock asks why primary science in England never seems to get much better.
Alan Peacock develops the links between science and poetry.