Anne Buckley and Kim Harvey explain how playdough can provide a fun way for children to learn the basics and conduct further enquiries.
Carol demonstrates how distance doesn't stop you making use of the Jurassic Coast as a stimulus for teaching about rocks.
Hayley Dymond and her year 6 class used microbes as starting points to create links between science and art.
Lois Kelly and Alison Brade describe a cross-curricular project designed to enhance learning about micro-organisms.
Explore being facilitators in lessons focusing on microorganisms.
Exploring lLife under the microscope. Includes microbe misconception cards
Peter Sainsbury advocates the use of microscopes in the primary classroom to transform the familiar into something quite amazing.
Steven Chapman shares some salient points about teaching this tricky but fascinating subject.
The authors explore teachin the nature of science through inquiry-based activities on electric circuits.
Tony Davies uses a magical theme to introduce children to the way electricity works.
To help children better understand how electrical circuits work, make a poster of home with real working electrical parts.