Jane Winter describes a pilot project that uses a simple and engaging science activity to raise children’s science capital, as well as increasing u
Designing inquiry-oriented instruction is difficult, and students accustomed to traditional pedagogy may resist; this article explores students' re
Could de Broglie's revolutionary idea that an electron in an atomic orbit can behave as a wave have been inspired by a Himalayan singing bowl?
Jonathan Osborne Assessment of practical work in science has little value unless the purpose of all practical work in learning is properly understo
Jude Penny and Colin Forster explore what makes a good question and how this links with developing science capital.
Science competitions have continuing relevance for schools.
Taking the view that practical activities provide learning experiences in which students interact with materials or with secondary sources of data
In November 2006, the Department for Education and Schools launched a Manifesto for Learning Outside the Classroom.
Kate outlines PSfA resources and ideas designed to raise engagement in science for pupils with special educational needs.