With the advent of robotic telescopes and the wide-scale availability of the Internet in schools, it is now possible to carry out real investigatio
The objectives of ESERO-UK are more fully explained in the articles that follow, but essentially it seeks to promote the whole subject of space as
A look at resources that are available and how Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station can provide an exciting context for spac
Ally Bull, with the NZCER science education team, shares a New Zealand example of how science assessment could be developed to assess thinking in s
Successful teaching of an important physics topic requires comfortable subject knowledge and an understanding of a pedagogy to promote learning.
A case study is presented in which a group of secondary school students took on a task in which they had to design and implement a method to measur
Easy ways to demonstrate temperature-sensing with thermochromic paint and to measure force with Electrolycra.
Catherine reports on the work that her group has been doing for Public Health England on microbes, prevention of infection, antibiotics and antibio
At St Michael's RC School, we aim to develop in our students an understanding of the importance of scientific knowledge through the delivery o
Assessment for learning: how and why it works in primary classrooms.
The authors use their third article to discuss summative assessment, its uses, strengths and pitfalls.
Chris and Sally start off a three-part series looking at the issues of assessment that teachers face in the classroom.