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Planning to teach science in the primary classroom

Planning to teach science in the primary classroom

Linfield, Rachel Sparks

This resource gives primary teachers, particularly non specialist science teachers, both pedagogical knowledge and ideas for teaching science, in one practical volume, covering Years 1 to 6. The book is brimming with teachers' notes, bullet pointed pages and masters. It will also include suggestions for different ways to record children's work and explanations about:- How to write a session plan- Use of ICT- Catering for individual needs and ideas for differentiation- Importance of key v

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books.
Published London : Hopscotch 2009
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Statement of responsibility: by Rachel Sparks Linfield
ISBN: 1909102636, 9781909102637
Note: KS1 & KS2.
Note: Print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (57 pages) : illustrations.
Series: Hopscotch
Subject: Science Study and teaching (Elementary); Great Britain.; EDUCATION Elementary.; Science Study and teaching (Elementary) Great Britain.
Series Title: Hopscotch.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBooks for FE Collection (UK)


  1. Cover
  2. Front matter
  3. Title page
  4. Publisher information
  5. Introduction
  6. Body matter
  7. Section 1
  8. What is Science?
  9. What are concepts?
  10. What is scientific investigation?
  11. Fair tests and controlling variables
  12. Planning for science
  13. When should technical language be introduced?
  14. Recording in science
  15. Creative records
  16. Assessing science
  17. Using ICT
  18. Using cross-curricular links
  19. Displays
  20. Catering for Individual Needs
  21. Section 2
  22. Developing skills
  23. Activity Levels
  24. Safety
  25. Activities to teach Life and Living Things at KS1/2
  26. Activities to teach Materials and their properties.
  27. Activities to teach Energy, Movement and ForcesSection 3
  28. Background knowledge and glossaries for teachers
  29. Glossary for Life and Living Things
  30. Glossary for Materials
  31. Glossary for Energy, Movement and Forces
  32. Section 4
  33. Copy Masters
  34. Table to show how the activities relate to the QCA Units of Work for Science
  35. Back matter
  36. Also available.