Essential Primary Science

Essential Primary Science

Second edition

Paperback (16 Sep 2014)

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If you are teaching - or learning - to teach primary science, this is the toolkit to support you!

Highly respected and widely used, Essential Primary Science 2E blends essential subject knowledge with a vast array of teacher activities. Updated and revised throughout to reflect the requirements of the new National Curriculum, it covers the essential knowledge and understanding that you need; plus it offers over 200 great ideas for teaching primary science at KS1 and KS2 - so no more late nights thinking up creative new ways to teach key concepts!

Written in a friendly and supportive style this new edition offers:

  • Over 200 original and new activities to complement the new curriculum, ready for you to try out in the classroom
  • Tips on how to ensure each lesson includes both practical and investigative elements
  • Suggestions on how to make your lessons engaging, memorable and inclusive
  • How to deal with learners' common scientific misconceptions in each topic
  • Two new chapters on working scientifically and how to tackle assessment
  • New up-to-date web links to quality free resources
Drawing on their own extensive teaching experience and understanding of the new National Curriculum, the authors provide the essential guide to teaching primary science for both trainee teachers and qualified teachers who are not science specialists.

Book information

ISBN: 9780335263349
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Imprint: McGraw-Hill
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 372.350440941
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 407
Weight: 706g
Height: 170mm
Width: 241mm
Spine width: 23mm