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Essential primary science

Essential primary science

Cross, Alan, author; Bowden, Adrian, author

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Second edition.
Published Maidenhead : Open University Press 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Alan Cross and Adrian Bowden
ISBN: 0335263356, 9780335263349, 9780335263356
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (407 pages) : illustrations
Series: UK Higher Education OUP Humanities and Social Sciences Education OUP Ser.
Subject: Great Britain.; Science Study and teaching.; Science Study and teaching Great Britain.; EDUCATION Elementary.
Series Title: UK Higher Education OUP Humanities and Social Sciences Education OUP Ser.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBooks for FE Collection (UK)

Contents

  1. Cover page
  2. Halftitle page
  3. Title page
  4. Copyright page
  5. Praise for this book
  6. Dedication
  7. Contents
  8. Acknowledgements
  9. 1 Knowledge and understanding of science
  10. Organisation of the book
  11. Rationale
  12. Guiding principles
  13. Language/literacy and science
  14. The importance of questions
  15. Dealing with pupils' questions
  16. Teacher confidence
  17. The importance of practical work
  18. Assessment, self- assessment, and feedback
  19. Establishing and maintaining interest
  20. Conclusion
  21. 2 Working scientifically
  22. What does the National Curriculum for England require?
  23. Science enquiry skills
  24. Teacher demonstration of science skills
  25. Full scientific investigations
  26. Progression in scientific enquiry and investigation skills
  27. working scientifically
  28. Using a framework to plan and carry out an investigation
  29. Conclusion
  30. Web resources
  31. 3 Assessment in primary science
  32. Forms of assessment
  33. Assessment in science classes
  34. Vehicles for assessment of science
  35. Assessing science investigation skills
  36. Target setting
  37. Feedback
  38. Differentiation
  39. Challenge
  40. Recording assessment
  41. Conclusion
  42. 4 Life processes
  43. plants
  44. Alive, dead, and never alive
  45. Does the exception prove the rule?
  46. Plants are widespread and exhibit great variety
  47. The plant kingdom
  48. Organisms often confused with plants
  49. Observation and identification of plants
  50. Structure of a flowering plant
  51. What do plants need to survive?
  52. Movement
  53. Plants obtain energy from the Sun
  54. Other plant requirements
  55. Plant cells
  56. The structure of a leaf
  57. The basic structure of a flower
  58. Pollination and fertilisation (sexual reproduction in plants)
  59. The structure of seeds
  60. Dispersal of plant seeds
  61. Germination of seeds
  62. Some plants make clones (asexual reproduction)
  63. Lower Key Stage 2
  64. Upper Key Stage 2
  65. Pupil activity 4.1
  66. Pupil activity 4.2
  67. Pupil activity 4.3
  68. Pupil activity 4.4
  69. Pupil activity 4.5
  70. Pupil activity 4.6
  71. Pupil activity 4.7
  72. Pupil discussion 4.8
  73. Pupil activity 4.9
  74. Pupil activity 4.10
  75. Pupil investigation skills 4.11
  76. Pupil activity 4.12
  77. Teacher demonstration 4.13
  78. Pupil activity 4.14
  79. Pupil activity 4.15
  80. Pupil activity 4.16
  81. Pupil activity 4.17
  82. Pupil activity 4.18
  83. Pupil activity 4.19
  84. Pupil discussion 4.20
  85. Pupil investigation skills 4.21
  86. Pupil investigation skills 4.22
  87. Pupil investigation skills 4.23
  88. Pupil investigation skills 4.24
  89. Pupil investigation skills 4.25
  90. Self-test
  91. Self-test answers
  92. Misconceptions
  93. Web resources
  94. 5 Life processes
  95. animals
  96. What is an animal?
  97. Observing and identifying common animals
  98. Conditions required for life
  99. Animal cells
  100. Growth and the human life cycle
  101. Movement and the human skeleton
  102. Circulation of the blood
  103. Breathing
  104. Respiration
  105. Sensitivity
  106. Nutrition
  107. Keeping healthy
  108. Pupils' questions
  109. Learning about humans and other animals