Anne Buckley and Kim Harvey explain how playdough can provide a fun way for children to learn the basics and conduct further enquiries.
The authors describe how children worked with professional scientists to do environmental research in their local river.
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The authors learn through their enthusiasm for fieldwork and biodiversity.
Luke Tilley explores the world of insects and offers ideas on how you can get involved during National Insect Week.
Nicola Kitchen shows you how approaching pond-dipping in the right way can lead to children appreciating the real complexity of food chains.
Paul and Robert describe how the gardens can encourage active enquiry and cross-curricular approaches to science.
Paul considers ways of teaching about ecosystems that challenge doing things 'the way we have always done them'.
Rob Bowker shows how children's perceptions of tropical rainforest developed through their observational drawings.
Steven Chapman shares some salient points about teaching this tricky but fascinating subject.
Sue Fielding and Meriel Jones share how the Bonkers Bugs team used the outdoors as a cross-curricular learning environment.
The authors explore teachin the nature of science through inquiry-based activities on electric circuits.