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
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.
Claire summarises which Assessment for Learning strategies are particularly relevant to primary science teaching and learning and describes how the
The authors show how important it is to listen to children's views on assessment.
In this activity children use the exciting space mission to understand the concept of orbits and to link this to their understanding of gravity.
Jo celebrates the success of her school and shares 'how we do it'.
Karen talks to Joan Shine, a science adviser who works with the 'World Around Us' learning area in Northern Ireland.
The authors share some of their experiences of introducing Assessing Pupils' Progress (APP) into their schools.
Michele shows how electronic voting devices can prove a useful and manageable tool in science activities and assessment.