The authors describe how children worked with professional scientists to do environmental research in their local river.
Dr Leigh Hoath
The authors learn through their enthusiasm for fieldwork and biodiversity.
Hayley Dymond and her year 6 class used microbes as starting points to create links between science and art.
Lois Kelly and Alison Brade describe a cross-curricular project designed to enhance learning about micro-organisms.
Luke Tilley explores the world of insects and offers ideas on how you can get involved during National Insect Week.
Explore being facilitators in lessons focusing on microorganisms.
Exploring lLife under the microscope. Includes microbe misconception cards
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'.
Peter Sainsbury advocates the use of microscopes in the primary classroom to transform the familiar into something quite amazing.