A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
Alan interviews Pam Horton, education officer at the Eden Project in Cornwall, about how their message and children's responses have changed.
Andy Markwick and Kevin Watts explore properties and changes of materials, introducing some ideas for chemistry activities.
Anjana describes the relationship between fossils and evolution and how this will be celebrated at this year's annual Fossil Festival: 'E
Anjana K. Ford
Ann describes a project in which children learn about the solar system and other physics concepts through working with professional scientists.
Anne outlines how trainee teachers develop futuristic primary science classes.
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.
Bob Kibble uses model making and storytelling to help develop children's understanding of the movement of the Earth around the Sun.
Bryony uses her experience as a Space Ambassador to recommend, and provide links to, resources that use space as a context for teaching across the
Idea on teaching about variation and our staple food crops.
Claire Walker describes how one child's question created buzz and excitement leading to an engaging and productive investigation for her class