Anne Buckley and Kim Harvey explain how playdough can provide a fun way for children to learn the basics and conduct further enquiries.
Ways to develop skills with younger children that are far from dull.
The findings of a project with two primary schools.
Bert Nagel introduces the Discovery Corner in the Netherlands, which aims to inspire children to have a lifelong interest in science.
Bill Graham from Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) dispels some myths about visiting farms and explains why we can and should visit one.
Wire coat hangers are not just for keeping your clothes off the floor, they can also enrich learning about science.
Brent Beaumont explains how the children at his primary school in New Zealand are inspired by their involvement in environmental monitoring.
Bridget Holligan believes that giving children more control over what and how they investigate can really engage and motivate them in science but h
How child-led enquiry, with children choosing their own questions to research, can work in an infant classroom.
The authors describe young children's development as 'super-scientists' through close observation and discussion in the school'
Carol Sampey shares a couple of activities she has run in her school that you could do too!
Hens run wild at St Peter's Primary School in Shropshire.