Niki Whitburn sets children the challenge of producing 'clean' water and investigating the real-life process to help them appreciate the
Materials may be natural or man-made. They may exist as solids, liquids and gases, and as a mixture of states.
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
Andy Markwick and Kevin Watts explore properties and changes of materials, introducing some ideas for chemistry activities.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
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Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.
Bert Nagel shares another interesting and simple adaptation to create something special out of the ordinary.
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.
In this activity children identify and compare the suitability of everyday materials for particular uses.