Science 5-11: A Guide for Teachers by Alan HoweScience 5-11: A Guide for Teachers by Alan Howe

Science 5-11: A Guide for Teachers

byAlan Howe, Christopher Collier, Kendra Mcmahon

Paperback | June 5, 2009

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This second edition of the bestselling textbookScience 5-11provides a synthesis of ideas about teaching and learning that focuses on answering the question¿How best should I teach science?¿Offering a practical and innovative guide which is ideal for students, trainee and practising teachers, the book provides full information on the appropriate science topics for Key Stage 1 and 2, outlining the subject knowledge that a teacher needs, the curriculum requirements and the best ways to go about teaching, with an emphasis on practical science enquiry.

Fully updated to include:

  • The possibilities for talk and discussion within science lessons
  • How children might record their ideas and findings
  • How ICT can be incorporated into lessons
  • How science can be linked to other subjects in a creative and cross-curricular way
  • Citizenship and education for sustainable development

The authors draw on their expertise to identify approaches to teaching that are best used in different areas of science, and help readers understand key teaching issues by considering them in relation to specific contexts. With advice on lesson planning and a user friendly structure, this book forms essential reading for all students and practising teachers in primary education.

Alan Howe has 15 years experience of working with trainee teachers in primary science and is Co-Programme Leader for undergraduate Education Studies at Bath Spa University.Daniel Davies is Head of Applied Research and Consultancy at Bath Spa University and founder of the Centre for Research in Early Scientific Learning .Kendra McMahon ...
Title:Science 5-11: A Guide for TeachersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.6 inPublished:June 5, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415480450

ISBN - 13:9780415480451

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements  Introduction  1. Science, learning and teaching  2. Materials and their properties  3. Changing materials  4. Sound  5. Light  6. Forces  7. Electricity  8. The Earth and beyond  9. Humans and other animals  10. The green kingdom: plants  11. Living things in their environment  12. The Science Subject Leader  References